Thursday, December 28, 2006

UB builds war chest of $500 mn-$1 bn for overseas acquisitions

United Breweries (UB) has allocated $500 mn to $1 bn for overseas acquisitions, an important part of its growth strategy, said UB Group President & CFO Mr. Ravi Nedungadi. Mr. Nedungadi said so in the post-meeting address to the media, on the occasion of group company Shaw Wallace’s 60th AGM.

Mr. Nedungadi’s remark is to be seen in the light of reports of UB trying to acquire Scottish firm Whyte & Mackay. Mr. Nedungadi neither confirmed nor denied developments with regards to this issue.

Read The Economic Times article for more details.

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