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Carlsberg Ukraine sees more than 6 percent rise in net profit in 2012

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March 21, 2013, 11:32 a.m. | Business — by Interfax-Ukraine

Public joint-stock company Carlsberg Ukraine, one of Ukraine's largest beer producers, in 2012 increased its unaudited net profit by 6.2 percent compared to 2011, to Hr 512.87 million, reads a company report.
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Public joint-stock company Carlsberg Ukraine (formerly Slavutich Brewery, Zaporizhia), one of Ukraine's largest beer producers, in 2012 increased its unaudited net profit by 6.2 percent compared to 2011, to Hr 512.87 million, reads a company report in the information disclosure system of the National Commission for Securities and the Stock Market.

The report says that last year its assets rose by 13.4 percent, to Hr 3.314 billion.

The undistributed profit of Carlsberg Ukraine in 2012 came to Hr 1.54 billion, which is almost 50 percent up year-over-year.

The company's shareholders plan to approve the financial results for 2012 at a general meeting on April 26, 2013.

As reported, in October 2012 public joint-stock company Slavutich Brewery finished its legal renaming and it was renamed public joint-stock company Carlsberg Ukraine.

The owner of Carlsberg Ukraine is Carlsberg Group, one of the leading brewing groups in the world. Carlsberg in Ukraine has three breweries - in Zaporizhia, Kyiv and Lviv.

In Ukraine, the company markets such brands as Slavutych, Lvivske, Tuborg, Baltika, Carlsberg, Holsten, Corona, Arsenal, Khmіlne, Kvass Taras, Negra Modelo, Somersby, Guinness, Kilkenny, Harp and Warsteiner.

The company said that in 2011 Carlsberg Ukraine was second on the Ukrainian beer market. According to ACNielsen, the company's market share in volumes came to 28.8 percent. In the kvass (a local soft drink) segment, the company occupies 35.8 percent of the market in volume terms.

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