Notes: The sale will be to Australian-based beverage company Lion, which is a subsidiary of Kirin.
Kirin Company, Limited is an integrated beverages company. It is a subsidiary of Kirin Holdings Company, Limited. Its major operating units include Kirin Brewery Company, Limited, Mercian Corporation and Kirin Beverages Company, Limited. Kirin is a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) keiretsu. They own and licence many different beer brands. In 2016, Kirin purchased a 25% stake in New York based Brooklyn brewery.