Principal associated undertakings

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Associated undertakings
The principal associated undertakings of the group, as at 31 March, were as set out below. Where the group’s interest in an associated undertaking is held by a subsidiary undertaking which is not wholly-owned by the group, the subsidiary undertaking is indicated in a note below.

 
Country of

Principal
Effective interest in
ordinary share capital
Name incorporation activity 2004 2003
African operations        
Delta Corporation Ltd(1)(2) Zimbabwe Brewing/CSDs 19% 17%
Kenya Breweries Ltd(2) Kenya Brewing 12% 12%
Société des Brasseries et Glacières Internationales France Holding company 20% 20%
Brasseries Internationales Holding Ltd Gibraltar Holding company 20% 20%
Marocaine d’Investissements et de Services(3) Morocco Holding company 40%
Société de Boissons de l’Ouest, Algerien(4) Algeria CSDs 40%
Skikda Bottling Company(4) Algeria CSDs 40%
Société des Nouvelles Brasseries(4) Algeria Brewing 40%
Algerienne de Bavaroise(4) Algeria Brewing 25%
 
Asian operations        
China Resources Breweries, Ltd, which holds the following subsidiary undertakings: British Virgin Islands Holding company 49% 49%
China Resources (Anhui) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 49% 49%
China Resources (Anshan) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 44% 44%
China Resources (Blue Sword) Brewery Co Ltd(5)(6) China Brewing 30% 30%
China Resources (Chang Chun) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 42% 42%
China Resources (Dalian Banchuidao) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 39% 39%
China Resources (Dalian) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 49% 49%
China Resources (Heilongjiang) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 34% 34%
China Resources (Jilin) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 49% 49%
China Resources (Liaoyang) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 29% 29%
China Resources (Shenyang) Snowflake Beer Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 49% 49%
China Resources (Tianjin) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 45% 45%
China Resources (Wanghua) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 39% 39%
China Resources Food and Beverage (Chengdu) Co Ltd(5) China Bottled water 49% 49%
China Resources Food and Beverage (Shenzhen) Co Ltd(5) China Bottled water 49% 49%
Shenyang Hwa-Jeng Winery Brewery Ltd(5) China Brewing 44% 44%
Shenzhen C’est Bon Food and Drink Co Ltd(5) China Bottled water 49% 49%
China Resources (Wuhan) Brewery Co Ltd(5)(7) China Brewing 44% 29%
China Resources (Panjin) Brewery Co Ltd(5) China Brewing 49% 49%
China Resources (Beijing Lido) Brewery Co Ltd(5)(7) China Brewing 49% 34%
 
Other Beverage Interests        
Coca-Cola Canners (Pty) Ltd(8) South Africa Canning of beverages 24% 24%
Distell Group Ltd(1) South Africa Wines and spirits 30% 30%
 
Hotels and Gaming        
Tsogo Sun Holdings (Pty) Ltd South Africa Holding company 49% 49%
Southern Sun Hotels (Pty) Ltd(9) South Africa Holding company 49% 49%
Southern Sun Hotel Interests (Pty) Ltd(10) South Africa Hotels 49% 49%
Tsogo Sun Gaming (Pty) Ltd(9) South Africa Holding company 49% 49%
Tsogo Sun Casinos (Pty) Ltd(11) South Africa Gaming 49% 49%

Notes:

(1)Listed in country of incorporation.
(2)Interests in these companies are held by SABMiller Africa BV which is held 62% by SABMiller Africa and Asia BV.
(3)SABMiller acquired a 25% direct interest in this holding company on 18 March 2004 which has controlling interests in three breweries, a malting plant and a wet depot in Morocco. This 25% interest together with its 20% interest in the Castel group’s African beverage interests, gives SABMiller an effective interest of 40%; the other 60% is held by the Castel group’s African beverage interests.
(4)Effective 18 March 2004, SABMiller acquired 25% of the Castel group’s holding in these entities, which was 100% except for Algerienne de Bavaroise in which the holding was 63.1%. Together with its 20% interest in the Castel group’s African beverage interests this gives SABMiller participation on a 40:60 basis with the Castel group.
(5)China Resources Breweries, Ltd, the group’s 49% owned associated undertaking, holds between 60% and 100% of these companies.
(6)China Resources (Blue Sword) Brewery Co Ltd has 12 operating subsidiaries, including China Resources (Mianyang) Brewery Co Ltd.
(7)In September 2003 CRB increased its holding in Wuhan and Beijing Lido to 90% and 100% respectively. This increases SABMiller’s effective holdings to 44% and 49% respectively.
(8)Amalgamated Beverage Industries Ltd, the group’s 74% owned subsidiary undertaking, holds 32% of this company.
(9)100% subsidiary of Tsogo Sun Holdings (Pty) Ltd.
(10)100% subsidiary of Southern Sun Hotels (Pty) Ltd.
(11)100% subsidiary of Tsogo Sun Gaming (Pty) Ltd.

The principal country in which each of the above associated undertakings operates is the same as the country in which each is incorporated. However, Société des Brasseries et Glacières Internationales and Brasseries Internationales Holding Ltd’s (Castel group) principal subsidiaries are in Africa.

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