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AB InBev

AB InBev completes $79bn SABMiller merger

AB InBev has formally closed its $79 billion deal to acquire SABMiller, having sold off its remaining brands in Asia and Europe to appease competition regulators.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

AB InBev’s £79bn deal passes final hurdle

SABMiller’s shareholders have voted in favour of a £79 billion takeover by AB InBev following a crunch vote held today.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Investor revolt threatens SABMiller takeover

Protests by shareholders are threatening to throw AB InBev’s £79 billion takeover of SABMiller – set to become the biggest deal in British corporate history – off the rails.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Budweiser renamed ‘America’

Budweiser has been given permission to temporarily rename itself ‘America’ as part of a bid to tap into the patriotic spirit of American consumers this summer.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 No Comments »

German retailers fined £71m over beer price fixing

The German Cartel Office has fined several German supermarket chains a total of €90.5m (£71m) over fixing the price of beer following a six year investigation.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 No Comments »

AB InBev reveals weak start to 2016

Beer giant AB InBev had lower than expected earnings in the first quarter of 2016 as sales in Brazil, its second biggest market, slumped by 10%.

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 No Comments »

AB InBev ups EU sweetener with sell-off

Beer giant AB InBev has pledged to divest all of SABMiller’s interests in central and eastern Europe as it aims to secure EU approval for its takeover of the brewer.

Friday, April 29th, 2016 1 Comment »

AB InBev snaps up Italian craft brewer

AB InBev has confirmed its acquisition of Italian craft brewer Birra del Borgo as it works to capture the Italian craft beer market.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 No Comments »

AB Inbev extends its US craft portfolio

The world’s largest brewer, AB Inbev, has added to its collection of smaller craft brewers with the purchase of Virginia-based Devils Backbone.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Megabrew’ deal on ice as watchdog delays decision

South Africa’s competition authority has delayed its decision on the proposed £71 billion merger of brewers SABMiller and AB InBev for a third time.

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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