The DOJ's civil antitrust lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD -6%) contends Americans...

|About: Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD)|By:, SA News Editor

The DOJ's civil antitrust lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD -6%) contends Americans would pay more for beer and have fewer products to choose from if A-B and Grupo Modelo merged. The filing takes the global brewer to task for trying to thwart competition between hot-selling Corona and its own Bud Light Lime by moving to buy Modelo.Analysts expect Anheuser-Busch to attempt to work out a deal, instead of walking away from the $20.1B acquisition.