SABMiller PLC (SAB.L)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£53,236.20|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||1,608.25|
* Fulfilment of conditions precedent regarding specific repurchase by Tsogo Sun from SABMiller Plc
* Du Plessis to join board in Sept, become chairman in July
LONDON, Aug 6 - SABMiller Plc has appointed Rio Tinto Chairman Jan du Plessis as an independent director with plans for him to become chairman of the brewer next year.
Announce that mr jan du plessis has agreed to join sabmiller board as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 september 2014.
LONDON, July 24 - SABMiller, the world's second-biggest brewer, reported higher first-quarter sales volumes on Thursday, helped by a return to growth in lager sales in Africa.
LONDON, July 24 - SABMiller, the world's second-biggest brewer, reported higher first-quarter sales volumes on Thursday, helped by demand during an Easter holiday that fell later than last year.
HARARE, July 23 - SABMiller's Zimbabwe affiliate said on Wednesday lager sales volumes fell 21 percent during the first quarter to June, another sign of the southern African nation's sharply contracting economy.
- Global brewer SABMiller Plc sold its $1 billion stake in South Africa's top gaming and hotel group Tsogo Sun on Friday, disposing of a non-core business and giving it some cash to beef up its beer business in fast-growing Africa.
LONDON/JOHANNESBURG - SABMiller will sell its $1 billion stake in South Africa's top gaming and hotel group Tsogo Sun , the brewer said on Monday, giving it cash to beef up its African beer business.
* Tsogo Sun to buyback shares worth $260 mln from SABMiller (Adds analysts comment, valuation data)