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What does Brexit mean for AB InBev's SAB deal?

Immediately following the UK's decision yesterday to leave the European Union, the Pound dropped to its lowest point against the US Dollar s...

Molson Coors looks to Miller boost in Lat Am

In November last year, Molson Coors confirmed its intention to buy out SABMiller from the MillerCoors US joint venture for US$12bn....


Andy Morton | 27 May 2016

Samuel Johnson once said: "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." What does that say about Diageo, Anheuser-Busch InBev and The Coca-Cola Co?


Stephen Beaumont | 10 May 2016

This month, we welcome a new beer commentator to just-drinks. In his first outing, Stephen Beaumont considers whether Asia's brewers are best placed to feast on the scraps from Anheuser-Busch InBev's table as it devours SABMiller.


Olly Wehring | 29 Apr 2016

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced the intended sale of SABMiller's total presence in Central and Eastern Europe. Here's a breakdown of the brands and assets that are now available to purchase.


Olly Wehring | 21 Apr 2016

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 the third quarter, by 7%. Here, we look at the 12- and three-month performances by region. All results are on an organic basis.

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

Andy Morton | 27 Jun 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to pay Kirin up to AUD300m (US$223m) in compensation after terminating a distribution agreement in Australia.


Lucy Britner | 27 Jun 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sought to allay fears that the company's acquisition of SABMiller will stifle competition in the US.


Olly Wehring | 24 Jun 2016

Yesterday, the UK voted to leave the European Union. The result of the referendum fell 52% in favour of the so-called 'Brexit'. We'll keep you up to date throughout the day on drinks industry reaction.


Lucy Britner | 20 Jun 2016

SABMiller's 2016 Annual Report has confirmed the details behind the acquisition of London-based Meantime Brewery.


Lucy Britner | 8 Jun 2016

Carlton & United Breweries has added both premium and mid-strength variants to its Cougar and Black Douglas RTD ranges, following growth in the category. 


Andy Morton | 6 Jun 2016

Asahi may splash out GBP5bn (US$7.2bn) on SABMiller's Eastern European beer brands, including Pilsner Urquel, according to a report.


Andy Morton | 3 Jun 2016

The trade body for US craft beer has warned that Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller could "choke off America's beer renaissance".


Olly Wehring | 1 Jun 2016

Canada is the latest country to approve Anheuser-Busch InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, as well as Molson Coors’ proposed buyout of SAB’s stake in the MillerCoors joint-venture in North America.


Olly Wehring | 31 May 2016

South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, provided the merged entity sells SAB’s stake in Distell.


Lucy Britner | 24 May 2016

The European Union has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev's US$107bn takeover of SABMiller.


Lucy Britner | 23 May 2016

Societe Generale analysts have countered claims that the UK's exit from the European Union could lead to the collapse of Anheuser-Busch InBev's US$107bn takeover of SABMiller.


Andy Morton | 19 May 2016

SABMiller's CEO has called 2016 "a year to watch" on currency as the company battles ForEx weakness in Africa.


Andy Morton | 18 May 2016

SABMiller has posted a big drop in full-year sales and operating profits as currency headwinds and impairment charges in Africa hit the top line.


Lucy Britner | 16 May 2016

Pabst Brewing Co has filed a lawsuit against MillerCoors, claiming that the SABMiller/Molson Coors JV is attempting to "sabotage Pabst's ability to compete" by hiking up contract brewing prices.


Andy Morton | 12 May 2016

Heineken's CEO has told analysts he is committed to improving the brewer's margins, "but it is not an obsession".


Olly Wehring | 11 May 2016

C&C Group has maintained that it remains strongly-placed to participate in the current round of consolidation in the beer industry, despite lining up a sizeable share buyback plan in the coming months.


Andy Morton | 10 May 2016

South Africa's anti-trust regulators have approved SABMiller's Coca-Cola Beverages Africa merger.


Andy Morton | 6 May 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it remains on track to complete its takeover of SABMiller despite a new delay in South Africa.


Andy Morton | 4 May 2016

SABMiller has agreed a number of concessions with South African regulators as it continues to chase approval for its Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) merger.


Lucy Britner | 4 May 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev has reported a marked fall in first-quarter sales, with net profits plunging on one-off costs related in part to its pending purchase of SABMiller.


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.

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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