1 May 2013
Australian food and drink group Lion has admitted returns from dairy and soft drinks business remain "a long way from acceptable" after a challenging first quarter.
1 May 2013
Kirin Holdings has reported a significant return to net profit in its first quarter helped by the sale of its stake in Fraser and Neave earlier this year.
1 February 2013
Japanese food and drink firm Kirin Holdings has said it will sell its 15% stake in Fraser and Neave to investment vehicle TCC Assets for around S$2bn (US$1.6bn).
31 January 2013
Thai investment vehicle TCC Assets has gained a controlling stake in Singapore food and drink group Fraser and Neave after acquiring more shares in the group.
4 January 2013
The battle for Fraser & Neave (F&N) has taken another twist after Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) extended the deadline for its SGD13.1bn (US$10.7bn) offer for the Singapore conglomerate.
19 December 2012
Fraser and Neave's board of directors has branded Overseas Union Enterprise's (OUE) S$13.1bn (US$10.7bn) offer for the group as "not compelling, but fair".
17 December 2012
TCC Assets, the fund battling to buy Fraser and Neave, has spoken out after a report claimed it is looking to acquire an extra 10% of the Singapore food and drink group.
11 December 2012
The investment vehicle owned by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi has extended its offer deadline for Singapore food and beverage group Fraser and Neave for a third time.
23 November 2012
ThaiBev-controlled TCC Assets has extended its offer deadline for Fraser and Neave for a second time, but not raised its bid despite a rival's higher tender.
19 November 2012
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19 November 2012
Singapore conglomerate Fraser and Neave has booked a drop in annual profits from its dairy business after production was hit by the floods in Thailand late last year.
16 November 2012
Kirin Holdings has agreed to acquire Fraser and Neave's food and beverage business if a wider bid by Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) for the conglomerate succeeds.
15 November 2012
Japanese group Kirin Holdings has doubled the capacity of a dairy products plant in Australia.
23 October 2012
ThaiBev is facing a battle for Fraser & Neave after Singapore hotel and property firm Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) revealed it is in talks with unnamed parties to table a counterbid for the conglomerate.
28 September 2012
Now that Heineken has airlifted Fraser and Neave's share of Tiger beer out of the company's hands, all eyes turn to Kirin Holdings and ThaiBev's intentions for the Singapore food and drink group, writes Chris Mercer.
14 September 2012
A chunk of Dole Food Co.'s business could end up in the hands of one of Japan's largest trading houses it was announced this week - and China appears to be central to the potential deal.
20 August 2012
Nestle executive Stuart Irvine is to become CEO of Australian dairy-to-beer group Lion next year.
15 August 2012
ThaiBev has upped its stake in Singapore food and drink group Fraser and Neave to 26.2%, according to a regulatory filing.
10 August 2012
Fraser and Neave has reported lower profits and sales for the first nine months of its fiscal year, as reports suggest ThaiBev may have upped its stake in the dairy and drinks group.
3 August 2012
Kirin Holdings has insisted it is only interested in the food and soft drinks assets of Fraser and Neave, although the Japanese group has remained coy about its intentions amid a flurry of speculation about the Singapore business.
27 July 2012
The future of Fraser & Neave has become the subject of speculation in recent days, with the Singapore-based food and drink group the centre of takeover talk.
29 February 2012
Australian dairy firm Lion, which will see its chairman leave next month, has confirmed that its CEO Rob Murray also plans to quit next year.
29 February 2012
Former British Airways CEO Sir Rod Eddington is to become the chairman of Australian dairy firm Lion next month.
28 February 2012
The CEO of Kirin Holdings-owned Lion Co is to step down, according to a report.
17 February 2012
After several years of pursuing overseas acquisitions, Japanese food and drink firm Kirin Holdings' immediate priority is to consolidate its assets and cut debt.
14 February 2012
Australian food and drinks group Lion has warned its dairy division continues to face "significant" margin pressures as it reported falling profits for 2011.
13 February 2012
Kirin Holdings has said it expects its profits to rebound in 2012 after one-off charges, including those linked to its Australian dairy unit, hit earnings in 2011.