SABMiller has taken a stake in Royal Grolsch, according a recent filing.

Last Sunday (10 December), the Dutch stock market regulator AFM said that the obligation arose to report the filing announcing that the UK-based brewer has taken a 5.01% stake in Grolsch.

Last month, SABMiller announced a recommended offer of EUR48.25 (US$69.69) per share for Grolsch in a deal valuing the Dutch brewer at EUR816m.