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  • Mon, Jan. 11, 2:00 AM
    • Asahi Group Holdings (OTCPK:ASBRF) is expected to fire off offers for SABMiller's (OTCPK:SBMRY) Grolsch and Peroni beer brands as early as this week.
    • The beer properties could be unloaded for as much as ¥400B ($3.41B).
    • Grolsch and Peroni are seen as necessary merger casualties due to Anheuser-Busch's (NYSE:BUD) deep penetration in Europe
    | Mon, Jan. 11, 2:00 AM
  • Dec. 23, 2015, 8:05 AM
    • Anheuser-Busch (NYSE:BUD) acquires Breckenridge Brewery for an undisclosed amount.
    • The craft brewery will be the seventh to join the company's The High End business of unit.
    • Breckenridge Brewery is expected to sell about 70K barrels of beer this year.
    • Just last week, AB InBev announced the addition of Four Peaks.
    | Dec. 23, 2015, 8:05 AM | 3 Comments
  • Dec. 21, 2015, 10:10 AM
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) snaps up London brewery Camden Town Brewery for an undisclosed amount.
    • The acquisition of the London-based brewery is expected to close by January 7th.
    • Camden Town Brewery will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of AB InBev.
    | Dec. 21, 2015, 10:10 AM
  • Dec. 18, 2015, 1:21 PM
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD -0.7%) discloses that it signed an agreement to buy Four Peaks Brewing.
    • The craft brewer has a notable presence in Arizona and churns out 70K barrels of beer per year..
    • The company's High End portfolio of craft beer producers now includes Goose Island Beer Company, Blue Point Brewing Company, 10 Barrel Brewing, Elysian Brewing Company, and Golden Road Brewing
    | Dec. 18, 2015, 1:21 PM | 2 Comments
  • Dec. 17, 2015, 1:49 PM
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD +0.3%) is pushing to wrap up the sale of the Grolsch and Peroni beer businesses within 90 days, sources tell Reuters.
    • The company needs to offload the beer assets due its heavy presence in Europe through Coronoa, Stella Artois, other A-B beers, and soon-to-be-added SABMiller beers.
    • The sales of the beer brands are expected to bring in as much as $2B.
    | Dec. 17, 2015, 1:49 PM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 14, 2015, 1:37 PM
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD -0.1%) announces the launch of the Best Damn Brewing Co.
    • The first product from the brand platform is an alcoholic root beer (5.5% ABV). Best Damn Root Beer will be advertised across A-B InBev's vast marketing reach.
    • The hard root beer category in the U.S. has seen strong growth this year.
    | Dec. 14, 2015, 1:37 PM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 14, 2015, 7:44 AM
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) plans to list shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The move could help the company land regulatory approval in South Africa for its merger with SABMiller.
    • The domestic classification of shares would allow South African investors to purchase shares directly in the beer giant.
    | Dec. 14, 2015, 7:44 AM
  • Dec. 9, 2015, 2:52 AM
    • The world's biggest brewer faced tough questions on Tuesday in a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee.
    • Lawmakers expressed concerns over AB InBev's (NYSE:BUD) plan to buy SABMiller (OTCPK:SBMRY), stating that the MegaBrew deal could hurt the fast-growing U.S. craft beer industry.
    • Despite the panel's worries, it will have no say on whether it goes ahead. That decision lies with the U.S. Justice Department.
    • Previously: Anheuser-Busch InBev execs in front of Senate committee today (Dec. 08 2015)
    • Previously: MegaBrew deal goes before Congress (Dec. 08 2015)
    | Dec. 9, 2015, 2:52 AM | 4 Comments
  • Dec. 8, 2015, 10:46 AM
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD -0.3%) released the statement that CEO Carlos Brito will make to the Senate Judiciary Committee today.
    • The company maintains that competition in the U.S. will actually be increased through the sale of MillerCoors to Molson Coors.
    • That contention is likely to be challenged by Senators on the committee.
    • Outside of the hearing, the craft beer industry is likely to dial up more opposition to the the deal. The group thinks the power of A-B to control volumes on the wholesale side will lead to unfair competition.
    • Shares of BUD are down lower than the S&P 500 Index with an upgrade from HSBC factoring in.
    | Dec. 8, 2015, 10:46 AM
  • Dec. 8, 2015, 3:06 AM
    • The proposed $110B MegaBrew deal will get tested before Congress today, with AB InBev (NYSE:BUD) Chief Executive Carlos Brito and Molson Coors (NYSE:TAP) CEO Mark Hunter testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
    • The panel will review how the merger of the world's two biggest beer producers, which could soon hold the No. 1 or No. 2 positions in 24 of the world's 30 largest beer markets, would affect competitors and consumers.
    • As part of the deal, AB InBev plans to sell SABMiller's (OTCPK:SBMRY) 58% stake in MillerCoors to Molson, and is exploring the sale of European brands Grolsch and Peroni.
    | Dec. 8, 2015, 3:06 AM | 3 Comments
  • Dec. 4, 2015, 7:11 AM
    • A new incentive program at Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) aimed at distributors is drawing concern from craft brewers worried they will be boxed out from shelf space at retail outlets.
    • The new program offers huge reward to distributors with a higher than 95% volume mix of Anheuser-Busch brands.
    • Anheuser-Busch has purchased five craft breweries which qualify for the inside treatment.
    | Dec. 4, 2015, 7:11 AM
  • Dec. 3, 2015, 4:08 AM
    • AB InBev (NYSE:BUD) has confirmed it's exploring the sale of a number of SABMiller (OTCPK:SBMRY) European premium brands to address regulatory issues ahead of a proposed tie-up.
    • The company will contact potential buyers in the coming weeks regarding beer brands Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime (a craft brewer bought by the British firm earlier this year).
    • Any sale would be conditional upon closing of the acquisition of SABMiller by AB InBev.
    • Previously: Grolsch and Peroni brands seen landing in Carlsberg's hands (Dec. 02 2015)
    • Previously: AB InBev to offload Peroni, Grolsch (Nov. 29 2015)
    | Dec. 3, 2015, 4:08 AM
  • Dec. 2, 2015, 9:32 AM
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) extends its broad marketing partnership with the NBA for another four years. The new contract runs through 2019.
    • The deal covers the NBA, WNBA, NBA D-League, USA Basketball, and the NBA's Hispanic marketing initiative.
    • A-B will also have new digital content rights and branding privileges, including the ability to use NBA and team logos on packaging.
    • Financial terms of the partnership weren't disclosed.
    | Dec. 2, 2015, 9:32 AM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 2, 2015, 3:55 AM
    • Top FIFA sponsors have published an open letter urging global soccer's governing body to enact credible reforms, days before a key meeting to finalize proposed changes to the organization.
    • The companies - AB InBev (NYSE:BUD), Adidas (OTCQX:ADDYY), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) and Visa (NYSE:V) - which typically pay about $100M per four-year World Cup cycle, called for greater transparency, accountability, respect for human rights, integrity, leadership and gender equality following the global corruption scandal that surfaced in May.
    | Dec. 2, 2015, 3:55 AM | 3 Comments
  • Dec. 1, 2015, 10:50 AM
    | Dec. 1, 2015, 10:50 AM | 1 Comment
  • Nov. 29, 2015, 11:03 AM
    • Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD) is aiming to head off European regulatory concerns over its proposed acquisition of SABMiller (OTCPK:SBMRY) by putting the Peroni and Grolsch labels that it would gain up for sale.
    • No price for the brands has yet been indicated, but according to the Sunday Times, the sale would fetch billions of pounds.
    • Potential buyers include Heineken (OTCQX:HEINY), Molson Coors (NYSE:TAP) and Ireland's C&C Group (OTCQX:CCGGY), makers of Bulmers and Magners ciders.
    • Previously: AB InBev, SABMiller seal MegaBrew deal (Nov. 11 2015)
    | Nov. 29, 2015, 11:03 AM | 7 Comments
Company Description
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA is engaged in the production, marketing, and distribution of beer. Its brand comprises of Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois. It also manufactures non-alcoholic beverages such as bottle water and Ice tea.
Country: Belgium