Heineken Holding N.V., through its subsidiaries, engages in the brewing and selling of beer and cider. The company's portfolio consists of approximately 300 international, regional, local, and specialty beers and ciders. It operates in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1864 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Heineken Holding N.V. operates as a subsidiary of L'Arche Green N.V.