A-B InBev will report Q3 numbers on Thursday (31 October)

A-B InBev will report Q3 numbers on Thursday (31 October)

Anheuser-Busch InBev reports its third-quarter and year-to-date results on Thursday (31 October). Here just-drinks takes a look at the Leuven-headquartered group's fortunes in the last quarter. 

  • In July, the company settled a legal dispute in the UK with London's Belleville Brewing Company. A-B InBev was concerned that the micobrewer's brands would be confused with its Belgian fruit-flavoured beer Belle-Vue. 

In the first six months of 2013

  • First-half net profits fell 6.4% to $3.4bn
  • H1 net sales rose 2.9% to $19.8bn
  • Operating profits in H1 were up 2.4% to $7.3bn

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