Asahi Sues Buyout Firms Over $1.3 Billion Independent Takeover

Asahi Sues Buyout Firms Over $1.3 Billion Independent Takeover

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A liquor shop owner stocks cans of Asahi Breweries Ltd. Asahi Super Dry beer in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Asahi’s largest-ever takeover was part of a strategy of pursuing overseas acquisitions as a shrinking domestic population hurts demand for beer and soft drinks.