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Will a sexed-up SABMiller tempt AB InBev?

It's all too much to happen on one day for this to be a coincidence, surely? Is SABMiller showing a bit of leg to Anheuser-Busch InBev while...

SABMiller, AB InBev transaction 'likely'

Twenty-four hours after the news broke about a potential takeover of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev, and the wires are awash with comment...

AB InBev, SABMiller - Here's what'll happen next

Olly Wehring | 7 Oct 2015

We finally have some numbers to play with in Anheuser-Busch InBev's tussle with SABMiller. Add in a deadline that is only days away, and we've got ourselves our own drinks industry cliffhanger going on.

How good a sustainability fit are ABI and SAB?

Ben Cooper | 29 Sep 2015

In a world where sustainability is placed ever higher on the corporate agenda, multinational companies no longer speak solely in terms of shareholder interest but often of the interests of 'stakeholders'.

AB InBev and SABMiller - The birth of MegaBrew

Larry Nelson | 16 Sep 2015

Finally, the moment everyone in the brewing universe has been waiting for has arrived, not with a thunderclap or volcanic eruption or heralds trumpeting, but rather with a prosaic exchange of email alerts.

AB InBev and SABMiller – We (all) told you so

Olly Wehring | 16 Sep 2015

Today's confirmation that Anheuser-Busch InBev is exploring a bid for SABMiller will have come as a surprise to precisely nobody in the global beer industry. And, while it is by no means a done-deal, there's a certain sense of inevitability about it that many have felt for quite a while now.

Latest Interviews

Interview - Dogfish Head president

James Wilmore | 26 Nov 2014

Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is one of the figureheads of the US craft beer scene. The Delaware-based firm's tagline is "Off-centred ales for off-centred people". Here Calagione, also a TV star, explains Dogfish's future plans, his attitude to the big brewers and why US craft brewery closures are inevitable.

Interview: Krombacher's export director

Olly Wehring | 18 Nov 2014

Oliver Braun joined German brewer Krombacher almost five years ago from Anheuser-Busch InBev. Today, he is the company's export & international sales director. just-drinks editor Olly Wehring caught up with him last month when he visited London.

Latest News

Brito gives call to arms to SABMiller shareholders

Andy Morton | 8 Oct 2015

The CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev has called on SABMiller's shareholders to back his company's takeover offer, saying its rejection by SAB's management yesterday “lacks credibility”.

AB InBev makes formal offer for SABMiller

Olly Wehring | 7 Oct 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has tabled a formal offer for SABMiller of GBP42.15 per share.

SABMiller formally rejects AB InBev's offer

Lucy Britner | 7 Oct 2015

The board of SABMiller has formally rejected Anheuser-Busch InBev's offer of GBP42.15 per share, stating that the proposal undervalues the company.

Africa to play 'vital role' in ABI SAB entity

Lucy Britner | 7 Oct 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s CEO Carlos Brito has said Africa would play a “vital role” in the future of a combined AB InBev/SABMiller entity.

SABMiller poised to reject AB InBev GBP42.15 bid

Olly Wehring | 7 Oct 2015

SABMiller has strongly hinted that it will reject today's formal takeover offer by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Accelerating Q2 boosts SABMiller sales in H1

Olly Wehring | 6 Oct 2015

SABMiller has reported a healthy lift of its top line in the second quarter, with half-year sales accelerating in the latter three months.

Coca-Cola Co, AB InBev call for FIFA boss to quit

Olly Wehring | 5 Oct 2015

FIFA World Cup sponsors The Coca-Cola Co and Anheuser-Busch InBev have called for the head of the football organisation to step down.

Craft Brew Alliance brings Cisco Brewers into fold

Andy Morton | 30 Sep 2015

Craft Brew Alliance is to expand distribution for Nantucket Island brewery Cisco Brewers after the two companies formed a new partnership.

Ontario clears path for retailer sales

Andy Morton | 25 Sep 2015

Canadian province Ontario is to allow 60 grocery stores to sell beer as it continues plans to relax alcohol monopoly laws for the benefit of small brewers.

This week in beer on just-drinks

Olly Wehring | 25 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We also have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

AB InBev makes Golden Road Brewing buy

Olly Wehring | 23 Sep 2015

The US division of Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the purchase of California craft brewer Golden Road Brewing.

Skol is 'most valuable brand in Latin America'

Lucy Britner | 23 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Skol is the most valuable brand in Latin America, according to BrandZ's Top 50 Most Valuable Latin American Brands.

Corona cans surge as Constellation targets "craze"

Andy Morton | 22 Sep 2015

Constellation Brands has seen a big jump in canned sales of Corona Extra in the US over the past year after pin-pointing the format as “the latest craze”.

A-B InBev silent on UK switch report

Andy Morton | 21 Sep 2015

Anheuser Busch InBev has declined to comment on a report that it could change its headquarters to the UK if a bid for SABMiller is successful.

just the week in Beer

Olly Wehring | 18 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Brewers unite for Global Beer Responsibility Day

Lucy Britner | 18 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev, Carlsberg and Heineken along with local brewers and beer associations have launched a global effort to promote responsibility around beer consumption. 

AB InBev moves on SABMiller takeover

Olly Wehring | 16 Sep 2015

SABMiller has confirmed that it has received notification from Anheuser-Busch InBev of a possible takeover.

Battle against harmful drinking continues

Lucy Britner | 15 Sep 2015

The CEO of Diageo has said there is "still more work to be done" to address harmful drinking around the world.

just the week in Beer

Olly Wehring | 11 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Aspall triples juice output with GBP2.2m press

Andy Morton | 11 Sep 2015

UK cider and apple juice producer Aspall has upped juice production three-fold after investing GBP2.2m (US$3.4m) in a new juice press.

A-B InBev unveils Stella Artois Nova draught syste

Andy Morton | 10 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a counter-top draught system for Stella Artois in the US, designed for restaurants and high-end bars.

A-B InBev enters craft cider with Virtue Cider buy

Andy Morton | 7 Sep 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has taken majority control of Michigan cider maker Virtue Cider.

Latest blogs

AB InBev's Brito might not recognise a hop, but he knows a good deal

Andy Morton | 29 Sep 2015

While analysts mull the numbers of Anheuser-Busch InBev's impending offer for SABMiller, there's a timely reminder in The Times newspaper this week that the proposed deal may yet fall victim to other vagaries.

And, then he goes and spoils it all by saying something stupid like “I'm thinking of buying SABMiller”

Olly Wehring | 28 Sep 2015

Part of my lot on just-drinks is to nail down senior executives within our industry – the more senior the better. I've enjoyed interviewing many of the CEOs within our ranks, but one that I have never been able to get to is Anheuser-Busch InBev's Carlos Brito.

Company research

Anheuser-Busch InBev Germany Holding GmbH in Alcoholic Drinks (Germany)

Anheuser-Busch InBev Germany Holding GmbH in Alcoholic Drink

Anheuser-Busch InBev Germany’s strategic direction is mainly in line with the international parent company and the company does not have a lot of room for self-governance. Partial autonomy is granted,...

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