Guinness Anchor Berhad

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Guinness Anchor Berhad (GAB) is a major producer of beer and stout in Malaysia and has been listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia since 1965. Among the brands they produce and market are Tiger Beer, Guinness, Heineken, Anchor Smooth, Anchor Strong, Kilkenny, Anglia Shandy, Malta, Paulaner, Strongbow, and Sol.

Guinness Anchor Berhad (GAB) was incorporated on 24 January 1964 under the name of “Guinness Malaysia Limited”. The Company changed its name to “Guinness Malaysia Berhad” on 15 April 1966 and assumed its present name on 15 November 1989. GAB evolved from the merger of Guinness Malaysia Berhad and Malayan Breweries (Malaya) Sdn Bhd (“MBM”) in 1989, whose parent companies were Guinness Overseas Ltd and Malayan Breweries Ltd (the present Asia Pacific Breweries Limited) respectively. The merger in 1989 saw a new joint venture company, GAPL Pte Ltd as the holding company of GAB whilst MBM became a dormant wholly owned subsidiary of GAB.

GAB operates the Sungai Way Brewery which started operations in 1965. Located in Selangor, the brewery occupies a land area of 23.72 acres (96,000 m2).