The Ethiopian Privatization Agency (EPA) was established in February of 1994 by Proclamations No. 87/1994 and 146/1998. Since then, EPA has become the lead agency in carrying out the process of privatization of public enterprises. To date, 195 units and whole enterprises have been privatized and transferred to domestic and foreign investors- including 21 industrial enterprises, 14 hotels and 108 retail enterprises. BGI, an internationally acclaimed Brewing Company that operates in many countries has excellent reputation in producing quality beer. Today, St. George is the oldest beer in Ethiopia and is certainly also the youngest with the fresh dynamism.