Media Releases

28 February 2020

Response to ACCC announcement

Asahi Beverages welcomes today’s announcement by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) relating to the next steps in Asahi’s proposed acquisition of Carlton & United Breweries (CUB).

 Asahi Beverages has been working closely with the ACCC and has proposed undertakings to address the preliminary concerns the ACCC raised in December in relation to this acquisition.  The undertakings relate to divesting some cider and beer brands to address concerns the ACCC has raised in these categories.

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