Hansa Borg Bryggerier Acquires Majority Ownership In Nøgne Ø

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From Nøgne Ø:

On November 25th 2013 Hansa Borg Bryggerier acquired a majority share in Nøgne Ø.

This paves way for Nøgne Ø in better reaching out to its loyal customers both in Norway and current and future export markets.
Nøgne Ø will continue to be based in Grimstad, Norway, and will keep up the hard word on maintaining its portfolio of quality beers and sake, as well as developing new and experimental products.

Founder and head brewer Kjetil Jikiun will maintain his position as head brewer after this transition.

Hansa Borg Bryggerier is a family owned group of regional breweries: Hansa, Borg and Christianssand Bryggeri. Its owners have over 4 generations showed that they are committed to stability and supporting local brand and employment.

Hansa Borg Bryggerier also has its own spring water production under the brand Olden by the western Norwegian fjords.

Nøgne Ø is Norway’s oldest and largest craft brewery. The brewery is also the only maker of sake in Europe. Their award winning products are exported to 30 countries on 4 continents.

The shareholders selling shares in Nøgne Ø is Cecilie Mohr, Tor Jessen, Anne Cecilie Nybø, AHT Invest and Kjetil Jikiun.

With the conclusion of the sale, the share situation is the following:

  • Hansa Borg Bryggerier 54.44%
  • Tore Nybø 15.63%
  • Anne Cecilie Nybø 10.13%
  • AHT Invest 9.91%
  • Kjetil Jikiun 9.91%
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