Heineken buys Syabar Brewing Co

BOBRUYSK, BELARUS: Dutch brewer Heineken has acquired one of Belarus's leading brewers, Syabar Brewing Company. "This transaction is in line with our strategy to obtain leading market positions and brands," said Heineken's Nico Nusmeier. "Belarus is a fast-growing market and this deal will give us an excellent platform from which to grow both the Heineken brand as well as our imported Russian brands."