Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

War at the Mexico – United States border

War at the Mexico - United States border

War at the Mexico - United States border

The Mexican border of the United States is the most frequently crossed international border in the world, with about 250 million people estimated to cross it every year. The border is 3,169 km long and crosses over major urban areas like El Paso, Columbus, Juárez, Chihuahua and San Diego, passing thru   inhospitable deserts. The US states that lay along the Mexican border are: California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, while on the other side the Mexican states along the border are Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas. (more…)

Heineken and FEMSA made an agreement for United States market

Heineken and FEMSA made an agreement for USA

Heineken and FEMSA made an agreement for United States market

The Dutch group, Heineken, will take over the beer division of the largest beverage company in Latin America, Fomento Económico Mexicano S.A.B. (FEMSA). The takeover will occur in the second trimester of 2010, by reciprocal trading of shares of over 5.3 billion euro between the two companies.

Heineken, one of the world’s leading brewers, will pay 3.8 billion euro in shares to FEMSA, which represents 20% of Heineken shares.  As a part of the agreement Heineken USA will supervise the distribution, marketing and sales in USA of FEMSA beer brands like Tecate, Sol,Dos Equis, Carta Blanca and Bohemia. (more…)