Svyturys (Baltic Beverages Holding - Carlsberg)Based in Lithuania
Baltic Beverages Holding is a brewing company owned by Carlsberg Group. It is a significant operator in the brewing industry in Russia, Ukraine, the Baltic countries and Kazakhstan, most notably holding a controlling stake in Baltika Breweries. The company markets a range of beer brands from 19 breweries, ten of which are in Russia, four in the Baltic countries, three in Ukraine, one in Kazakhstan and one in Uzbekistan. The company was a 50-50 joint venture between Carlsberg and Scottish & Newcastle prior to Carlsberg's April 2008 acquisition of S&N.