Dashen Breweries was acquired by The Abraaj Group on July 1, 2012
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Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, food ranked 11 in number of deals in 2012. The largest food acquisition in 2012 was Pfizer Nutrition - which was acquired by Nestlé S.A. for $11.9B.

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Dashen Breweries


Dashen Breweries is Ethiopia’s second-largest brewery by capacity and market share. The brewer was established in 1996 and produces two well-known brands, Dashen and Royal. The Abraaj Group invested alongside a consortium to significantly increase capacity and take advantage of one of the fastest-growing beer markets in Africa.

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Dashen Breweries was acquired by The Abraaj Group on July 1, 2012.

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