News: Asahi Group Holdings Ltd (2502.T)
Wed, Jun 4 2014
* Asahi says to buy back up to 4.32 percent of own shares for as much as 50 billion yen
April 29 - Tsingtao Brewery Co Ltd , China's second-biggest brewer by volume, said first-quarter net profit rose 20 percent on higher sales.
TOKYO - Asahi Group Holdings Ltd said on Thursday that it will buy the Southeast Asian dairy operations of Etika International Holdings Ltd for $329 million.
TOKYO, April 10 - Asahi Group Holdings Ltd said on Thursday that it will buy the Southeast Asian dairy operations of Etika International Holdings Ltd for $329 million. (Reporting by Dominic Lau; Editing by Edmund Klamann)
BRUSSELS - Japanese company Suntory Holdings Ltd will win unconditional European Union approval for its $13.6 billion offer for U.S. peer Beam Inc to become the world's third-largest spirits producer, a source said on Monday.
Myanmar's leading drinks producer Loihein Co and Japanese beverage giant Asahi Group Holdings will invest $46 million to produce and distribute soft drinks in Myanmar, the Voice Daily reported, citing an official from the Myanmar Investment Commission. ----
* Retail investors seen taking profits on recent gains * Brewers Sapporo, Asahi slide on weak profit outlooks * Calsonic Kansei bucks weakness on forecast hike By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Feb 13 - Japan's Nikkei average edged down on Thursday after hitting a 1-1/2 week high the previous day as investors awaited more U.S. economic data, while brewers like Sapporo Holdings fell on lacklustre profit forecasts. The Nikkei was down 0.4 percent at 14,737.57 in midmorning tra