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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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