Asahi’s $10bn Australian beer deal faces post-pandemic hangover

Linda J. Dodson

TOKYO — Top Japanese brewer Asahi Group Holdings confronts a chilling business environment upon completing its acquisition of leading Australian group Carlton & United Breweries on Monday, as the coronavirus crisis saps sales in an already shifting market. The parent of the brewer of Japan’s Super Dry bought CUB and other assets from Anheuser-Busch InBev, […]

Asia logistics attracts billions as post-pandemic winner

Linda J. Dodson

TOKYO — As China shakes off the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, investors have flocked to funds focused on logistics facilities there and elsewhere in Asia, anticipating that growth in e-commerce will drive strong demand even after the pandemic. Singapore-based GLP last month closed a $2.1 billion fund with […]