San Miguel: A diversified conglomerate

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San Miguel started out as South East Asia’s first brewery in 1890. The company diversified into food and packaging and began operating internationally. In 2007, San Miguel announced they would diversify into high-growth, high-yield industries, such as power and energy. Since 2007, the company has made a number of significant acquisitions which have successfully diversified their portfolio.

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Your key questions answered

  • How has San Miguel diversified since its inception as a brewery in 1890?
  • How are San Miguel’s core businesses (food, beverages, and packaging) performing?
  • How and why has San Miguel diversified into fuel and oil, infrastructure, power and energy, mining, telecoms, and banking?
  • How have the new businesses affected San Miguel’s revenues?