Anheuser-Busch InBev

Given the consolidation trend in the global beer market it was not likely to be that long before another mega-deal came along. InBev’s move for US giant Anheuser-Busch was not unexpected though the concessions the Belgian brewer has had to make to seal the deal and the eventually hefty US$52bn price-tag may have surprised some. Olly Wehring reports.

Analysis - InBev gives ground to win Anheuser’s hand

15 July 2008

Given the consolidation trend in the global beer market it was not likely to be that long before another mega-deal came along. InBev’s move for US giant Anheuser-Busch was not unexpected though the concessions the Belgian brewer has had to make to seal the deal and the eventually hefty US$52bn price-tag may have surprised some. Olly Wehring reports.

Timeline of a deal: InBev swoops on Anheuser

14 July 2008

just-drinks runs the rule over the past month as InBev finally bags its target Anheuser-Busch.

US: Grupo Modelo talks "on friendly terms" - InBev

14 July 2008

InBev has said it remains upbeat about a resolution of the Grupo Modelo issue, following the announcement of its plans to acquire Anheuser-Busch.

Need to know - Ten facts about Anheuser-Busch

14 July 2008

Ten facts about Anheuser-Busch:

Comment - Anheuser-Busch InBev

14 July 2008

In the end, the fall of Anheuser-Busch to a sweetened bid from InBev has been far swifter than most commentators expected. And, after close to 150 years of proud independence, the King of Beers will have to pledge allegiance to a new European/Latin American master.

GLOBAL: InBev wins Anheuser-Busch's arm

14 July 2008

InBev has lined up the acquisition of Anheuser-Busch, after the brewer raised its offer for the US company.

US: Anheuser-Busch rubbishes "self-serving" InBev

8 July 2008

The takeover battle between InBev and Anheuser-Busch has taken an acrimonious twist, with A-B dismissing InBev's latest move in the saga as a “self-serving effort”.

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