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Heineken Buys into Lagunitas

News: September 2015

Global giant Heineken has acquired a 50% stake in American brewer Lagunitas.

Lagunitas, founded in 1993, currently operates breweries in Petaluma, California, and Chicago, with a third brewery planned for Azusa, California. The business says it will continue to operate independently under the leadership of founder Tony Magee.

The move will see Lagunitas beers available in more markets through Heineken's distribution network.

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