Dealmaking excitement builds over beers in newly opened Myanmar

YANGON (Bloomberg) – A scorching May day in Myanmar calls for beers and loosened neck ties. At newly opened Harry’s Bar in Yangon, investors talk opportunities over draft lagers, jalapeno steak sliders and fries. Several private equity types and company executives are gathered around Ms Jasmine Thazin Aung, an energetic and bubbly Yangon-based executive director at […]

Kirin Holdings to buy F&N’s stake in Myanmar Brewery

Japan’s Kirin Holdings is set to buy Fraser and Neave’s (F&N) 55 percent stake in Myanmar’s biggest brewer, Myanmar Brewery Ltd, for $560 million, Reuters reported on 19 August, quoting a source familiar with the deal. An announcement on the deal could come as early as Wednesday, said the source, who declined to be identified […]