*Heineken's new shares were collateral on loan extended to UB Group- source. MUMBAI, Dec 11- The Netherlands' Heineken NV has become the largest shareholder of India's United Breweries Ltd after its stake inched past that of liquor baron Vijay Mallya.» Read More
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