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Corporate History

2010Oct. Kirin Holdings Singapore Pte. Ltd established.
2010Dec. Makes Mercian Corporation a wholly owned subsidiary.
2011Jan. Kirin Business Expert Co., Ltd. and Kirin Group Office Co., Ltd. (the forerunner of Kirin Co., Ltd.) established by reorganization of Kirin Business Expert Co., Ltd.
2011Mar. Acquires a stake in Interfood Shareholding Company in Vietnam.
2011May Lion Nathan National Foods Pty Ltd. changes its company name to Lion Pty Ltd.
2011May Vina Kirin Acecook Beverage Co., Ltd. changes its company name to Vietnam Kirin Beverage Co., Ltd
2011Aug. China Resources Kirin Beverages (Greater China) Co., Ltd established.
2011Oct. Makes Schincariol Participações e Representações S.A.(the forerunner of Brasil Kirin Holding S.A.) a consolidated subsidiary.
2011Nov. Makes Schincariol Participações e Representações S.A. a wholly owned subsidiary.
2012Apr. Kirin Beverage introduces Kirin Mets-Cola.

2012Nov. Schincariol Participações e Representações S.A. changes its company name to Brasil Kirin Participações e Representações S.A.

Completion of the share transfer in June 2017.

2013Jan. Kirin Company established and started the new structure of Japan integrated beverages business.

Merger with Kirin Holdings Co., Ltd. in Jul 2019

2014Apr. Kirin Logistics Co., Ltd. changes its company name to Kirin Group Logistics Company, Limited.
2014Sep. Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd. and YO-HO BREWING COMPANY make business alliance and capital alliance.
2015Jan. Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd. establishes SPRING VALLEY BREWERY COMPANY which develops craft beer business.
2015Jul. Kirin Beverage Value Vendor Co., Ltd. established.

Merger with Kirin Beverage Co., Ltd. in Jan. 2019

2015Aug. Acquires a stake in Myanmar Brewery in the Myanmar.

2016Feb. Formulates corporate governance policy.
2016Jul. Indústria Agrícola Tozan changes its name to AZUMA KIRIN Indústria e Comércio de Bebidas e Alimentos Ltda.
2016Oct. Kirin Holdings Co., Ltd. and Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd. make a capital and business alliance with Brooklyn Brewery Corporation.
2017Feb. Formulates Kirin Group’s CSV commitment.
2017Sep. Launches a new brand iMUSE which used original material “Lactococcus lactis strain Plasma“.
2018Apr. Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. launches Crysvita® in Europe and America
2018Jul. Kirin Holdings Co., Ltd. and Mitsui&Co.,Ltd. invest jointly in Thorne Research in the U.S.
2018Sep. Mercian Corpolation openes Chateau Mercian Kikyogahara Winery.
2019Feb. Kirin Group defines CSV Purpose as its Long-Term Non-Financial Targets.
2019Apr. Acquires a 95% of stake in Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd.
2019Jul. Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd changes its name to Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd.


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