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Newcastle Sells for $15.2B

Carlsburg, Heineken divvy up UK brewer

(Newser) - After months of playing hard-to-get, UK brewer Scottish & Newcastle has agreed to a $15.2 billion takeover bid from Carlsberg and Heineken. The offer tops a bid rejected in March by 11.1%, Forbes reports. Experts expected S&N to squeeze out a better deal, especially after it filed... More »

Beer War Brewing in Europe

Carlsberg, Heineken may bid for Newcastle parent

(Newser) - Trouble could be brewing as two European brewers draw a bead on one of the UK’s top suds makers, Scottish & Newcastle. Copenhagen-based Carlsberg and Amsterdam’s Heineken are negotiating to form a consortium to buy the brewer of Newcastle Brown Ale for as much as $14 billion, the ... More »

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