Heineken seals $3.1 billion tie-up with China Resources Beer, shares surge

FILE PHOTO: An employee checks Heineken beers at the Heineken brewery in Jacarei, Brazil June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Heineken NV has struck a $3.1 billion partnership with a company that controls China’s largest brewer, China Resources Beer Co Ltd , as the two firms seek to tap a growing thirst for premium brands in the world’s biggest beer market. The deal will see Heineken, the world’s No. 2 brewer, […]

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