Kirin Holdings has announced that it is discussing the prospect of a $51 billion merger with Suntory that would create the world’s fifth largest food and beverage firm and potentially shake-up the...

Food and beverage firms Kirin Holdings and Suntory are reportedly in talks regarding a potential multi-billion dollar merger, which could have ramifications on the beverage landscape in Australia. Nikkei...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has given the green light to Kirin’s purchase of brewer Lion Nathan. The Australian competition watchdog was the final regulatory hurdle that needed...

Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings has received the all clear from the Foreign Investment Review Board for their takeover of Australia’s second largest brewer – Lion Nathan. The $3.5 billion takeover...

Lion Nathan, the subject of a takeover offer by major shareholder Kirin, has indicated they may sell their wine assets as soon as economic conditions improve. Lion Chief Executive Rob Murray told analysts...

Lion Nathan today announced that it had signed an Implementation Agreement with Kirin Holdings for Kirin’s $3.5b takeover. Late last month the Lion Board accepted a $12.22 per share offer by Kirin...

Lion Nathan shares have entered a trading halt this afternoon after the company raised concerns over a possible breach in the confidentiality of talks with major shareholder Kirin Holdings. Australia’s...

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) Chief Executive Terry Davis has said the price offered to Lion Nathan shareholders solidifies their view that last year’s offer by Lion undervalued their worth.The offer for...

Lion Nathan has agreed terms on a takeover by Japanese giant Kirin Holdings. The 54 per cent of the Australian brewer not currently owned by Kirin will be purchased for $12.22 a share, markedly above the...

As discussions with major shareholder Kirin regarding their takeover proposal continue, Lion Nathan has announced a 6.9% rise in net profit after tax for the first half – an announcement that was...