FEMSA

Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: FEMSA / NYSE: FMX), doing business as FEMSA, is the largest beverage company in Mexico and in Latin America and as of September 2011 also the largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the world. FEMSA originated as the Cuauhtémoc Brewery in 1890, which, through debt management, was restructured as FEMSA in 1988. It is based in Monterrey, Mexico.

FEMSA purchased the Kaiser Brewery in 2006, renaming it FEMSA Cerveja Brasil. FEMSA is the parent company of the world's second largest bottler of Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A. de C.V., and operates OXXO, the largest and most profitable convenience store chain in Latin America. The company is also the owner of C.F. Monterrey, a Mexican football team in the Mexican Primera División.

In January 2010, Heineken International announced it will acquire the beer operations of FEMSA. This transaction will not involve cash, Heineken will pay FEMSA with shares. FEMSA will be one of the major shareholders of Heineken (after the Heineken Holding N.V.) with 20% of the shares. Advising FEMSA on the deal was international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

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Fomento Económico Mexicano - FEMSA Divisions - FEMSA Insumos Estratégicos - FEMSA Logística
... FEMSA Logística is in charge of the primary distribution (from production points to warehouses) of both Coca Cola FEMSA and FEMSA Cerveza products, as ... It is also in charge of repairing and maintaining all of FEMSA's motorized vehicles ... FEMSA Logística functions through operational bases, relief bases and cross-docks, and warehouses that are strategically located throughout the country, and currently expanding ...
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... AutoNation Berkshire Hathaway Canadian National Railway12% Carpetright Coca Cola Femsa SAB de CV - 20% stake Cox Communications Dante O Giovanni Corporation ElBarbary Investment Group FEMSA (Mexican brewer) - $364. 2007) - 1.2 percent of FEMSA capital through "B" shares ... Cascade might thus own 10.81 million of Femsa's New York-traded American Depositary Shares, about 3 percent of Femsa, the world's second largest Coke bottler and Mexico's second-largest brewer ...
José Antonio Fernández
... He is the chairman and CEO of FEMSA, the largest beverage company in Latin America ... In 1987 he joined FEMSA, the holding company of Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, and in 1995 became its general director and CEO ... He is a member of the board of directors of Coca-Cola Femsa and Tecnológico de Monterrey ...
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... FEMSA Cerveza previously owned Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, the second largest brewer in Mexico, just after Grupo Modelo, and produces well-known Mexican beers like Tecate, Sol, Dos Equis, Indio, and Kloster ... Since January 2006, FEMSA also owned 68% of FEMSA Cerveja Brasil, a South American brewery founded in 1982 in Brazil as "Cervejarias Kaiser" ... Following the sale to FEMSA, Molson retained 15% of the company along with a seat on the board ...