Thai Tycoon Makes Frothy Offer for Stake in Vietnam’s Largest Beer Maker

SINGAPORE –  One of Thailand’s richest tycoons is looking to buy a quarter of Vietnam’s largest beer maker in a deal worth at least $2.25 billion, making his company the sole bidder wanting to buy a substantial stake. If successful, it would be one of the largest foreign investments in the Asian frontier market and […]

Myanmar Army Conglomerate Says It Has Won Beer Spat With Singapore’s F&N

SINGAPORE — A military-linked Burmese conglomerate said it has won an arbitration case against Singapore’s Fraser and Neave Ltd (F&N) that will give it the right to buy the latter’s stake in Myanmar’s biggest brewery. Union of Myanma Economic Holdings Limited (UMEHL) said in a statement on Friday that a panel of two unnamed Singapore […]