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SABMiller in Cent'l & E Europe - What is for sale?

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced the intended sale of SABMiller's total presence in Central and Eastern Europe. Here's a breakd...

SABMiller's full-year sales performance by region

In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller reported a 5% lift in sales from the 12 months to the end of March. The top line also grew in t...


Andy Morton | 18 Mar 2016

China Resources Beer, the joint-owner of Snow with SABMiller, released its full-year results for 2015 this week. The company will soon gain full control of Snow after it agreed a deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev this month, so here's a low-down on the brand, using data from CR Beer's investors presentation.


Andy Morton | 3 Mar 2016

The first round of musical chairs sparked by Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller is nearing its end.


Lucy Britner | 2 Mar 2016

Earlier today, Anheuser Busch InBev said it has agreed to sell SABMiller's 49% interest in China Resources Snow Breweries to China Resources Beer (CRB) for US$1.6bn.


Olly Wehring | 9 Feb 2016

Earlier this week, Bernstein released the fourth edition of its annual global beer guide. With commentary from the sell-side research and brokerage firm, here's a look at the report's significant research conclusions.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 3 Nov 2015

Two months ago, Tom Kile-Hartshorn's digital marketing agency, Nation, won the right to handle Grolsch's global digital content and social media platforms. 


James Wilmore | 4 Nov 2014

Sue Clark has spent the last two-and-a-half years heading up SABMiller's European business. It's been a tough introduction to the world of P&L, after ten years in a corporate affairs role. Here, just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore speaks to Clark on how she manages the region, her aim to attract more women to beer and her intriguing hobby.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 29 Apr 2016

Competitive issues among the world's larger brewers may result in a private equity company leading the race for SABMiller's assets in Central & Eastern Europe, an analyst has told just-drinks.


Olly Wehring | 21 Apr 2016

SABMiller has reported a healthy end to its fiscal full-year, ahead of its pending takeover by Anheuser-Busch Inbev.


Lucy Britner | 19 Apr 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has accepted Asahi's offer to acquire SABMiller's European premium brands, as it moves closer to completing its acquisition of SAB.


Olly Wehring | 14 Apr 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has taken a major step towards securing South African clearance for its takeover of SABMiller.


Lucy Britner | 12 Apr 2016

The European Commission has set an initial deadline for its review of Anheuser-Busch InBev's proposed takeover of SABMiller. 


Lucy Britner | 5 Apr 2016

South Africa's competition commission has extended today's deadline for the conclusion of its investigation into the impending takeover of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev. 


Olly Wehring | 1 Apr 2016

Molson Coors has poached Beam Suntory's CFO, Mauricio Restrepo, to assume the same position for the brewer.


Olly Wehring | 23 Mar 2016

Nick Miller, the head of Meantime Brewing Co, has announced his intention to stand down, with Laura Edwards moving across from the UK arm of parent company SABMiller to replace him.


Andy Morton | 18 Mar 2016

China Resources Beer has celebrated divesting its non-beer operations with a double-digit jump in full-year profits, despite flat sales in the period.


Andy Morton | 8 Mar 2016

SABMiller has restarted production at a Chibuku production site in Malawi after government health inspectors closed it for what the company said were "minor issues".


Lucy Britner | 2 Mar 2016

An analyst from SIG has called Anheuser-Busch InBev's sale of SABMiller's 49% interest in CR Snow "disappointing".


Lucy Britner | 2 Mar 2016

 Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to sell SABMiller's 49% interest in China Resources Snow Breweries to China Resources Beer (CRB) for US$1.6bn.


Olly Wehring | 23 Feb 2016

The heads of UK-headquartered Diageo and SABMiller have signed a letter calling for the UK to remain in the European Union, ahead of June's referendum on the matter.


Lucy Britner | 22 Feb 2016

Molson Coors has launched a new packaging design for the Grolsch brand, in an effort to connect with "modern Grolsch drinkers". 


Olly Wehring | 12 Feb 2016

MillerCoors has seen the latter part of 2015 pull on its full-year bottom line, with one-offs in the fourth quarter hitting profits.


Olly Wehring | 10 Feb 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed receipt of an offer from Asahi Group to buy SABMiller's Grolsch, Meantime and Peroni Nastro Azzuro beer brands.


Olly Wehring | 10 Feb 2016

Asahi Group is set to win the race to acquire Grolsch and Peroni Nastro Azzuro from SABMiller, according to local reports.


Andy Morton | 3 Feb 2016

SABMiller has defended its zero corporation tax bill in the UK, saying running costs for its head office in the country swallow up all profits.


Lucy Britner | 27 Jan 2016

Molson Coors is to raise almost US$2.4bn to help fund the purchase of SABMiller's interest in MillerCoors. 


Andy Morton | 27 Jan 2016

South Africa may prove a bottleneck for Anheuser-Busch InBev as it awaits approval for its SABMiller takeover, an analyst has said.


Lucy Britner | 26 Jan 2016

ThaiBev subsidiary Fraser & Neave has confirmed speculation that it has "expressed an interest to acquire" SABMiller's Peroni and Grolsch brands. 


Olly Wehring | 21 Jan 2016

SABMiller has seen its third quarter perform in line with the first half of its fiscal year, with nine-month sales coming in 5% up on the prior-year period.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 14 Oct 2015

With the Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller deal nicely on its way, the real business can begin in earnest - thinking up a new company name.


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.

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