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  1. January 13, 2014

    San Miguel diversification plans hit by dismal Top Frontier debut

    Philippine conglomerate San Miguel’s ambitious diversification away from food and drinks towards power, fuel and...

  2. October 2, 2012

    Chávez turns to spin to avoid turbulence

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez’s campaign slogan – “Chávez, heart of the people” – may promote an image of paternal love,...

  1. July 6, 2012

    A taste for San Miguel

    In 1810, San Miguel de Allende was one of the first cities liberated from Spanish rule during Mexico’s 11-year war of...

  2. April 4, 2012

    San Miguel to take stake in Philippine Airlines

    San Miguel Corp said it has signed a deal with the Philippines’ second richest man, Lucio Tan, to acquire an equity stake in...

  3. August 29, 2011

    The public image: San Miguel

    Client: Carlsberg Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Territory: UK Beer is neither a glamorous nor an exotic drink, so attempts to...

  4. March 3, 2011

    San Miguel sets the stage for bigger ventures

    With the changes that have come alongside a shift in strategy, senior management meetings at San Miguel Corp, the Philippine...

  5. August 12, 2010

    San Miguel reaps rewards of diversification

    San Miguel, the Philippine food and drinks group that is moving into heavy industry, said net income in the first half of...

  6. July 27, 2010

    San Miguel seeks capital for diversification

    San Miguel is to sell 1bn new common shares and raise up to 75bn pesos ($1.6bn) in fresh capital to fund investments and...

  7. June 22, 2010

    Brewery chief savours switch to the hard stuff

    The headquarters of San Miguel, the Philippines' best-known company, looks as it was when it was built 26 years ago: a...

  8. June 21, 2010

    Brewery chief savours switch to the hard stuff

    The headquarters of San Miguel, the Philippines’ best-known company, looks as it was when it was built 26 years ago: a...

  9. April 16, 2010

    San Miguel takes Japanese flavour in the Philippines

    It should not be long before Filipino beer drinkers find that the company that makes their favourite brew, San Miguel, is no...

  10. April 15, 2010

    San Miguel faces turning Japanese

    It should not be long before Filipino beer drinkers find that the company that makes their favourite brew, San Miguel, is no...

  11. November 20, 2009

    El Mercado de San Miguel

    The Mercado de San Miguel is ‘a southern European version of Borough Market in London’ Madrid’s municipal covered markets...

  12. September 26, 2009

    Searching for urchins

    Harry Liquornik on his boat Looking at the small fleet of battered boats tethered at the far end of the marina in the...

  13. August 25, 2009

    Asian local currency bonds enjoy boom times

    The global credit crisis has been a good test for the burgeoning Asian local currency bond markets, and one they seem to...

  14. July 29, 2009

    San Miguel reaps rich rewards for its audacity

    San Miguel, the Philippine food and drinks maker that is diversifying into heavy industry, displayed extraordinary boldness...

  15. July 28, 2009

    San Miguel reaps rich rewards for its audacity

    San Miguel, the Philippine food and drinks maker that is diversifying into heavy industry, displayed extraordinary boldness...

  16. July 20, 2009

    San Miguel eyes Dole’s Asia operation

    San Miguel, the Philippine food and drinks group, on Monday said it was interested in buying the Asian units of...

  17. March 16, 2009

    Lopez family keeps wary eye on Meralco stake building

    When a unit of Philippine Long Distance Telephone announced last week that it was buying 20 per cent of Manila Electric Co...

  18. November 27, 2008

    Bakries' outlook likely to become more complex

    When Bakrie & Brothers announced on November 1 that it had agreed to sell its 35 per cent stake in coalminer Bumi Resources...

  19. November 26, 2008

    San Miguel to raise $2bn to fund strategy shift

    San Miguel, the Philippines-based food and drinks group, plans to raise up to $2bn in fresh capital to finance major...

  20. November 7, 2008

    San Miguel casts eye on Bumi as trading in miner resumes

    Shares in Bumi Resources, the Indonesian coal miner, started trading again yesterday after almost a month's suspension,...

  21. November 4, 2008

    San Miguel sets course for biggest shift in its history

    San Miguel, the biggest food and drinks maker in the Philippines, has approved moves to acquire large stakes in three...

  22. November 3, 2008

    San Miguel sets course for its biggest shift

    San Miguel, the biggest food and drinks maker in the Philippines, has approved moves to acquire large stakes in three...

  23. September 23, 2008

    Russian moves off Venezuela stir cold war ghosts

    A Russian military fleet set off from its Arctic Sea port of Severomorsk yesterday, bound for military exercises off...

  24. September 22, 2008

    Russia-Venezuela moves stir cold war ghosts

    A Russian military fleet set off from its Arctic Sea port of Severomorsk on Monday, bound for military exercises off...

  25. July 4, 2008

    San Miguel in $1bn food deal with Kuok

    San Miguel and Malaysia's Kuok Group yesterday announced plans to invest about $1bn to develop a million hectares of public...

  26. July 3, 2008

    San Miguel in $1bn food deal with Kuok

    Staple diet: the $1bn partnership will develop land to produce crops such as rice in the Philippines, which has been hit...

  27. April 11, 2008

    San Miguel cuts IPO pricing

    San Miguel, the Philippine brewer, on Friday cut the price range for the initial public offering of its domestic beer unit...

  28. March 4, 2008

    Lower-level defection talk takes its toll at UBS

    Another Monday, and more bad news for UBS. Europe's biggest casualty of the US subprime crisis has secured shareholder...

  29. March 3, 2008

    Lower-level defection talk takes its toll at UBS

    Another Monday, and more bad news for UBS. Europe’s biggest casualty of the US subprime crisis has secured shareholder...

  30. November 22, 2007

    Lion Nathan hit by smoking ban

    Lion Nathan, the Australian affiliate of Japanese brewer Kirin, yesterday warned that growth this year would continue to be...

  31. November 21, 2007

    Lion Nathan warns of dip in earnings

    Lion Nathan, the Australian affiliate of Kirin, the Japanese brewer, reported a 24 per cent rise in full year net profits to...

  32. November 8, 2007

    Asia’s big brewers turn to drugs and energy

    Kirin and San Miguel, two of Asia’s biggest brewers, are tackling the problem of stagnant demand for beer in the same way:...

  33. November 8, 2007

    Kirin in A$2.8bn deal for Australian food arm

    Kirin, the Japanese brewer, is to acquire National Foods of Australia from San Miguel of the Philippines for A$2.8bn...

  34. October 9, 2007

    San Miguel switches its growth focus

    San Miguel has grand plans. In one of the biggest shifts in its 117-year history, the Philippine food and drinks group in...

  35. October 9, 2007

    San Miguel switches its growth focus

    San Miguel has grand plans. In one of the biggest shifts in its 117-year history, the Philippine food and drinks group in...

  36. July 25, 2007

    San Miguel investors agree to beer spin-off

    Shareholders of San Miguel yesterday approved plans to spin off the company's domestic beer business and move into new...

  37. July 24, 2007

    San Miguel eyes strategic shift

    Shareholders of San Miguel on Tuesday approved plans to spin off the company’s domestic beer business and move into new...

  38. July 20, 2007

    A man with connections

    Sir David Li is a busy man. In addition to a directorship at Dow Jones, the 68-year-old banker also has a seat on the boards...

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