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Asahi Breweries, Ltd. (2502) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • Publication Date:May 2012
  • Publisher:GlobalData
  • Product Type: Report
  • Pages:31

Asahi Breweries, Ltd. (2502) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Asahi Breweries, Ltd. (2502) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


Asahi Breweries, Ltd. (Asahi) is a Japan based soft drink and brewery manufacturing company. The principally engages in the business of production and commercialization of beverages on global scale. The company operates through four segments namely Alcoholic Beverages, Soft Drinks, Food, and Other businesses. Asahi Alcoholic Beverages segment specializes in the production of various alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Its Soft Drink segment manufactures and sells various drinks, such as coffee, tea, carbonated drinks, health drinks, fruit juice and mineral water. The company through its Food segment involves in manufacturing and sale of food and health products in Japan and few other international markets. Asahi's Others segment focuses in the processing of malts, the management of buildings, and restaurant business. Asahi's key products include beer, whisky, spirits, wines, soft drinks, canned coffee and green tea, nutritional snacks, seasoning materials and others. It markets and sells these products under the brands Asahi Super, Happoshu, Bireley's Kanoka Sainte Neige and others. Asahi operates in Japan, China, the US and several other global markets. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Asahi Breweries, Ltd. provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.

  • The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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  • The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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  • Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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  • Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

This report covers the following industry codes:
SIC Code: 5941
NAICS Code: 45111

  • Section 1 - About the Company
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Key Facts
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Key Employees
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Key Employee Biographies
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Major Products and Services
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - History
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Company Statement
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries
    • Head Office
    • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
  • Section 2 - Company Analysis
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Business Description
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - SWOT Analysis
    • SWOT Analysis - Overview
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Strengths
    • Strength - Dominant Market Position
    • Strength - Wide Product Portfolio
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Weaknesses
    • Weakness - Poor Liquidity Position
    • Weakness - Limited Geographical Concentration
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Opportunities
    • Opportunity - Partnerships and Acquisitions
    • Opportunity - Growth in Global Spirits Market
    • Opportunity - Rising Demand for Non Alcoholic Beverages
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Threats
    • Threat - Trends in Control of Alcoholic Beverages
    • Threat - Stringent Governmental Regulations
    • Threat - Significant Competition
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd. - Key Competitors
  • Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
    • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
    • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
    • Performance Chart
    • Financial Performance
    • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
    • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
    • Asahi Breweries, Ltd., Recent Deals Summary
  • Section 4 - Appendix
    • Methodology
    • Ratio Definitions
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