Heineken NV is the Netherlands-based company engaged in manufacturing and selling beer. It owns and manages a portfolio of beer brands. Its principal brand is Heineken. In addition, the Company has more than 250 international, regional, local and specialty beers, including Amstel, Birra Moretti, Cruzcampo, Deperados, Dos Equis, Foster�s, Newcastle Brown Ale, Ochota, Primus, Sagres, Sol, Star, Tecate, Zlaty Bazant and Zywiec, among others. Additionally, it produces cider with brands such as Strongbow Gold and Bulmer�s. Its operations business comprises five segments: Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, The Americas, Africa and the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. The Company is a member of Heineken Group with the parent entity Heineken Holding NV. The Company is active through numerous subsidiaries, license agreements, affiliates and strategic partnerships and alliances, worldwide. In January 2013, it acquired remaining 18.4% interest in Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd.