A party or celebration is not complete without alcohol – and for many of us, that means beer. When it comes to our favorite beers, I’m sure Heineken, Guinness, and Tiger are not far from the top of the beer drinker’s list. Yet, some of us may not know that all these brands are produced by the same company in Malaysia: Heineken Malaysia Berhad.

Heineken Malaysia is the largest alcoholic beverage company in Malaysia and distributes some of the most popular beer brands in the country. The company was founded in 1964 as Guinness Malaysia Limited. After a merger in 1989 with Malayan Breweries, the company was renamed Guinness Anchor Berhad. The merger saw GAPL Pte Ltd — a joint venture between Asia Pacific Breweries and Diageo plc (a British multinational and one of the world’s largest alcoholic beverage companies) — become the major shareholder in the company.

In 2014, …