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Current business profile

SABMiller entered the Romanian market in 1996. Its Romanian subsidiary, Ursus Breweries, is the second-largest brewer in Romania, employing over 1.400 people with a market share of 29%. The company operates three breweries in Brasov, Buzau and Timisoara and a mini production unit in Cluj-Napoca.

During the financial year ending 31 March 2013, Ursus Breweries volumes grew by 24% driven by the expansion of the economy brand Ciucas in the new PET pack launched at the end of the prior financial year.

Ursus Breweries brand portfolio is a mix of authentic Romanian beers and international prestigious brands.

Annual Report 2013

Our Annual Report reviewing performance to 31 March 2013.

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Front cover of Annual Report 2013

Quarterly regional seminar

View slides from our latest Europe regional seminar.

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Quarterly regional seminar slide


Share of total beer market*

Bar graph of Total share of beer market


* Management estimates

Volume (hl 000)

Five-year summary
Bar graph of Volume (hl 000) - Five-year summary
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Volume 5,876 5,287 4,885 4,500 5,601

Beer consumption*

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litres per capita

* Source: Forecast figures for 2012 from Plato Logic, March 2013.

Investor relations contact

Tristan van Strien
Senior Manager, Beer industry regional focus: Europe
Tel: +44 20 7659 0136
Fax: +44 20 7569 0135