SABMiller Plc said Alan Clark will succeed Graham Mackay as chief executive officer earlier than planned after the man who led the company to become the world’s second-biggest brewer was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Carlsberg A/S, the world’s fourth- biggest brewer, will offer to buy as much as 2.9 billion yuan ($466 million) of shares in Chongqing Brewery Co. as it seeks to tighten its grip on the Chinese beermaker.
Carlsberg A/S, Russia’s biggest brewer, may raise its profit forecast for the year, according to Nomura analysts, who said an improvement in SABMiller Plc’s second-quarter sales in the country indicates a market recovery.
Heineken NV, the world’s third- biggest brewer, offered as much as $6 billion for full control of Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd. to prevent one of Thailand’s richest men from muscling in on a vital emerging-market asset.
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the world’s biggest brewer, is in talks with the U.S. Justice Department about concessions that might win approval for its purchase of the half of Grupo Modelo SAB it doesn’t already own, three people familiar with the matter said.