|Sector||Consumer Non Durables|
|Capitalizare bursieră||51,280 mld. EUR|
Heineken International is the brewer responsible for the popular Heineken beer. It is owned by the holding company, Heineken Holding N.V. In addition to its Dutch brewery, Heineken also owns breweries in Ireland, India, the UK, Serbia and Australia. The popular beer is sold in over 170 countries around the world. It is the chief sponsor of the UEFA Champions League and the Rugby World Cup.
It is important for traders not to confuse the two Heineken stocks available on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. Heineken stock, HEIA.NV, belongs to the company that manufactures Heineken beer. Its holding company, Heineken Holding N.V., owns many breweries from around the world, including Heineken. Heineken Holding N.V. stock is HEIO.NV.
Heineken has a long history of excellence, exemplified by numerous awards which the company won in the late 1800s. The popular beer is also closely linked with the Bond franchise, featured in several of the spy films. Heineken received the Creative Marketer of the Year Award in 2015.