Year of investment
Number of breweries
Total size of beer market (hl 000)
Beer consumption per capita (litres)
SAB Ltd enters Romania with the acquisition of Vulturul Buzau.
SAB acquires Pitber Pitesti and Ursus Cluj.
Ursus Cluj, Vulturul Buzau and Pitber Pitesti are merged to form URSUS S.A.
URSUS S.A. become the majority shareholder in Bere Timisoreana.
The company acquires Aurora Brasov and takes over the Ciucas brand.
The name of the SABMiller's Romanian subsidiary becomes Ursus Breweries.
Ursus Breweries acquires a 71% interest in the Romanian brewer Bere Azuga.
Closure of URSUS brewery in Cluj-Napoca
The opening of the mini production facility "Fabrica de Bere URSUS" in Cluj-Napoca, on the premises of the old URSUS brewery.
Ursus Breweries launches its first sustainable
development report in Romania
Ursus Breweries in Romania has launched its first sustainable development report to inform stakeholders about its sustainable development progress and initiatives held between 2010 and 2012.