Carlsberg A/S (CARLb.CO)
20 Feb 2018
Feb 7 CARLSBERG CEO CEES 'T HART SAID IN AN INTERVIEW:
COPENHAGEN Attempts by Russia to curb alcohol abuse, including limiting the size of plastic beer bottles, hit sales of Danish brewer Carlsberg and pushed its 2017 profit well below analysts' expectations.
* Shares on track for worst day in 18 months (Adds CEO and analyst quote, details on Russian and Chinese market)
Feb 7 CARLSBERG CHIEF EXECUTIVE CEES 'T HART SAYS ON CONFERENCE CALL:
BRIEF-Carlsberg CEO Says Remains Cautious On Russian Market, Expects "Flattish" Market Development In 2018
Feb 7 CARLSBERG CHIEF EXECUTIVE CEES 'T HART SAID ON A CONFERENCE CALL:
COPENHAGEN, Feb 7 Danish brewer Carlsberg on Wednesday said it expected operating profit to grow by a percentage in the mid-single-digits this year and that it would increase dividend payout, after posting 2017 sales below analysts' expectations.
* SAYS ACQUISITION FOLLOWS THE 2014 MERGER THROUGH WHICH CARLSBERG GAINED A 51 PCT STAKE
COPENHAGEN Danish brewer Carlsberg has edged closer to reaching an agreement with the Vietnamese government to increase its stake in Habeco , one of Vietnam's biggest brewers, which it hopes will speed up the process.
COPENHAGEN, Dec 13 Danish brewer Carlsberg has edged closer to reaching an agreement with the Vietnamese government to increase its stake in Habeco, one of Vietnam's biggest brewers, which it hopes will speed up the process.
* SAYS CHRIS WARMOTH HAS BEEN APPOINTED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT WESTERN EUROPE