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AB InBev reports weak results in "challenging" third quarter

AB InBev reports weak results in "challenging" third quarter

01/11/2019 - 14:49
AB InBev, the world’s largest brewer, reported weaker-than-expected third-quarter profit and sales, due to higher cost of sales, marketing investments and price increases in two major markets, South Korea and Brazil. read more
AB InBev revives its offering for Apac in Hong Kong

AB InBev revives its offering for Apac in Hong Kong

01/10/2019 - 11:39
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has revived its failed initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong by offering 1.26 billion shares of a minority stake of its Asia Pacific subsidiary, Budweiser Brewing Company Apac, and the world’s largest brewer is hoping to raise $5 billion (R74.4bn) on listing. read more
AB InBev to float Asian business in 2019’s second biggest IPO

AB InBev to float Asian business in 2019’s second biggest IPO

22/09/2019 - 10:14
AB InBev will kick off a second attempt to spin off its Asian business in Hong Kong with the launch of an initial public offering (IPO) worth up to $6.6bn that could be the world’s second-largest flotation in 2019. read more
Distell and AB Inbev square off in booze showdown

Distell and AB Inbev square off in booze showdown

13/09/2019 - 10:28
Exclusive branding arrangements with liquor outlets and agreements with sports stadiums took centre stage at Competition Tribunal hearings on Thursday, into Distell's accusation that Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is contravening the conditions of its 2016 merger with SABMiller. read more
AB InBev rolls out blockchain solution to assist farmers

AB InBev rolls out blockchain solution to assist farmers

01/08/2019 - 14:16
Multinational brewing company AB InBev Africa is rolling out a blockchain solution to assist smallholder farmers in its supply chain. read more
AB InBev beats expectations as beer sales growth hits five-year high

AB InBev beats expectations as beer sales growth hits five-year high

25/07/2019 - 10:54
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewer, beat earnings expectations in the second quarter after beer sales grew at their fastest pace in over five years, helped by increases in Latin America, Europe, and Africa.  read more
Back to selling more beers for AB InBev after failed Asian float

Back to selling more beers for AB InBev after failed Asian float

23/07/2019 - 11:40
AB InBev’s cancelled Asian stock market listing will slow but not derail the world’s largest brewer’s efforts to cut its debt mountain, delaying future acquisitions and prioritising its main challenge: selling more beers. read more
AB InBev maker hopes to raise $10bn in Hong Kong IPO

AB InBev maker hopes to raise $10bn in Hong Kong IPO

02/07/2019 - 14:47
The company that makes Stella Artois and Budweiser hopes to raise almost $10bn by listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange, marking what would be the world’s biggest initial public offering (IPO) this year, a report said.  read more
Anheuser-Busch acquires Cutwater Spirits

Anheuser-Busch acquires Cutwater Spirits

25/02/2019 - 14:56
Anheuser-Busch has acquired US alcohol company Cutwater Spirits, as it expands its business in the spirits and canned cocktail category. read more
AB InBev soars on potential IPO of Asian operations

AB InBev soars on potential IPO of Asian operations

14/01/2019 - 11:26
AB InBev’s share price jumped 8% to R1,045.79 after Bloomberg reported it is considering separately listing its Asian operations. read more
AB InBev invests in Closed Loop Fund to improve glass recycling

AB InBev invests in Closed Loop Fund to improve glass recycling

28/11/2018 - 11:08
Anheuser-Busch InBev will invest $250,000 in Closed Loop Fund projects to improve glass recycling capabilities, in order to make further progress towards the company’s 2025 sustainability goals. read more
SAB launches alcohol-free grain snack, Better Bites

SAB launches alcohol-free grain snack, Better Bites

16/11/2018 - 10:55
SAB and AB InBev are piloting a savoury grain snack, made from locally grown grain remaining after the brewing process. Proceeds from the sale of the snack will be used to help develop emerging farmers and support community development initiatives. read more
AB InBev aims to highlight Stella Artois heritage with new designs

AB InBev aims to highlight Stella Artois heritage with new designs

19/09/2018 - 09:21
AB InBev has revealed a new packaging design for its Stella Artois beer brand in the UK as it aims to highlight its Belgian heritage alongside a modern twist. read more
AB InBev launches accelerator to help fund sustainability start-ups

AB InBev launches accelerator to help fund sustainability start-ups

16/08/2018 - 09:36
AB InBev has launched a new green innovation accelerator as it aims to tackle some of the most pressing sustainability issues.  read more
AB InBev expands its Stella Artois range with gluten-free variant

AB InBev expands its Stella Artois range with gluten-free variant

03/08/2018 - 10:46
AB InBev will launch a gluten-free variant of its Stella Artois lager is it responds to a surge in demand for gluten-free products. read more
Heineken acquires £40m stake in British beer brand Beavertown

Heineken acquires £40m stake in British beer brand Beavertown

22/06/2018 - 09:43
London-based craft brewer Beavertown Brewery has sold a minority stake in its business to Heineken, providing a £40 million cash injection to build a new site. read more
AB InBev increases beer volumes in SA and Africa

AB InBev increases beer volumes in SA and Africa

23/05/2018 - 11:06
Sitting outside the ramshackle Vimba Tavern in Alexandra, Patrick Mashego swigs from a one-litre bottle of Carling Black Label, SA’s most popular beer. Rolled out by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) across the country this year, the larger bottles are part of a plan by the world’s biggest brewer to lure price-conscious South Africans to its mid-market beers and away from bargain rivals or homebrews. read more
AB InBev jumps 3% in intraday trading on improved growth prospects

AB InBev jumps 3% in intraday trading on improved growth prospects

11/05/2018 - 08:50
The share price has fallen more than 25% since the SABMiller merger. read more
AB InBev launches Bud Light orange to boost citrus beer offer

AB InBev launches Bud Light orange to boost citrus beer offer

10/04/2018 - 08:29
AB InBev has launched an orange flavour of its Bud Light beer in the US as it aims to profit from the popularity of flavoured lagers.  read more
AB InBev brewing bigger plans for African market

AB InBev brewing bigger plans for African market

06/04/2018 - 13:25
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (AB InBev’s) plans to spend $250m on a brewery in Nigeria and $100m on a brewery in Kenya show it is successfully tapping SABMiller’s African expertise, BMI Research said. read more
SAB tie-up exceeds AB InBev’s expectations

SAB tie-up exceeds AB InBev’s expectations

01/03/2018 - 11:04
Brewer says its beer volumes enjoyed double-digit growth in most of the countries in which it operates. read more
AB InBev's ZX Ventures opens craft brewery in China

AB InBev's ZX Ventures opens craft brewery in China

09/02/2018 - 09:02
AB InBev’s venture capital division ZX Ventures has announced it will open a new craft brewery in Wuhan, China in order to tap into the growing market for premium beers in the country. read more
Budweiser symbol reveals if beer is made using renewable energy

Budweiser symbol reveals if beer is made using renewable energy

25/01/2018 - 07:52
AB InBev aims to brew all of its Budweiser beers using 100% renewable electricity by 2025 as it unveils a new symbol on its packaging that indicates when the beer is made using green energy. read more
SAB supports aware.org to reduce harm caused by misuse of alcohol in SA

SAB supports aware.org to reduce harm caused by misuse of alcohol in SA

15/12/2017 - 16:14
The South African Breweries (SAB) will work alongside the newly launched Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education (AWARE.org) on evidence based initiatives that focus on reducing the harm caused by alcohol misuse in South Africa.  read more
Youth Entrepreneurs honoured at 22nd annual SAB Kickstart Boost Awards

Youth Entrepreneurs honoured at 22nd annual SAB Kickstart Boost Awards

30/11/2017 - 14:39
The South African Breweries (SAB) has announced the winners in its annual SAB KickStart Boost Awards. SAB KickStart Boost is SAB’s youth entrepreneurship development programme which has been running for the past 22 years. read more
SAB introduces alcohol-free beer

SAB introduces alcohol-free beer

07/11/2017 - 16:49
The South African Breweries (SAB) and AB InBev Africa are giving consumers more choice and a smarter drinking option with the introduction of the first alcohol-free beer to be brewed in South Africa. Castle Free, an extension of Castle Lager, offers consumers a real beer taste without the alcohol.  read more
AB InBev sells less beer but at higher prices

AB InBev sells less beer but at higher prices

26/10/2017 - 09:15
Raising beer prices helped Anheuser-Busch InBev grow its South African revenue 3.9% in the September quarter, despite the volume it sold falling 2.5%. read more
Coca-Cola SA stays in touch with changing tastes and preferences

Coca-Cola SA stays in touch with changing tastes and preferences

20/10/2017 - 14:36
Coca-Cola in South Africa, in line with its global long-term business strategy, is evolving to become a total beverage company that can be even more responsive to people’s changing tastes and needs.  read more
SAB and AB InBev mark one-year anniversary of business combination

SAB and AB InBev mark one-year anniversary of business combination

12/10/2017 - 10:53
The South African Breweries (SAB) and AB Inbev today mark one year since the two global brewers combined their businesses.  read more
AB InBev completes $3.15 billion Coca-Cola Africa transition

AB InBev completes $3.15 billion Coca-Cola Africa transition

06/10/2017 - 11:17
The world's largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) on Thursday announced that it has completed the transition of its 54.5% equity stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) for U.S.$3.15 billion after customary adjustments. read more
AB InBev earnings beat estimates on SABMiller takeover savings

AB InBev earnings beat estimates on SABMiller takeover savings

27/07/2017 - 13:26
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, reported second-quarter profit growth that beat analysts’ estimates as it benefited from higher prices and cost savings after the acquisition of SABMiller. read more
Growth in SA helped AB InBev overcome declines in Americas

Growth in SA helped AB InBev overcome declines in Americas

27/07/2017 - 08:58
Double-digit beer volume growth in SA helped Anheuser-Busch InBev offset declines in the US, Brazil, and Columbia, SAB’s owner said in its first-half results statement on Thursday morning. read more
Thirst for beer has AB InBev brewing more

Thirst for beer has AB InBev brewing more

13/07/2017 - 10:03
The economy may be experiencing a bad hangover, but that has not decreased the South African appetite for beer. read more
AB InBev and Carlsberg give investors reason to cheer

AB InBev and Carlsberg give investors reason to cheer

05/05/2017 - 09:12
London — Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewer, and Danish rival Carlsberg reported first-quarter revenue growth that beat estimates, as demand for mainstream brands such as Stella Artois and Tuborg rose, helped by an improving European beer market. read more
AB InBev to launch Budweiser in SA

AB InBev to launch Budweiser in SA

04/05/2017 - 09:59
Anheuser-Busch InBev plans to launch Budweiser in SA, it said in its March quarter results on Thursday morning. read more
InBev upbeat about African beer sales

InBev upbeat about African beer sales

13/04/2017 - 14:57
In 30 years’ time, the African continent will be more relevant to the global beer market than North America. That is the view of Ricardo Tadeu, the Africa Zone president of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), in dismissing any concern investors might have about the almost unprecedented 5% slump in South African beer volumes in the December quarter. read more
PIC gets nod to purchase stake in Distell

PIC gets nod to purchase stake in Distell

30/03/2017 - 11:44
The Competition Tribunal approved a transaction in which the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) will purchase a share of Distell, it announced. read more
AB InBev bets on renewables for future energy

AB InBev bets on renewables for future energy

29/03/2017 - 09:19
The move will make the beer group the largest corporate direct purchaser of renewable energy in the global consumer goods sector read more
No bonuses for AB InBev’s board after reporting flat results

No bonuses for AB InBev’s board after reporting flat results

02/03/2017 - 15:53
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s share price fell 2.4% on Thursday morning after it released its 2016 results. read more
Heineken takes on AB InBev in Brazil

Heineken takes on AB InBev in Brazil

14/02/2017 - 09:03
The Dutch brewer plans to buy the loss-making Brazilian breweries of Kirin Holdings, closing the door for the Japanese company's South American venture read more
Glass half full for workers at AB InBev and Coca-Cola

Glass half full for workers at AB InBev and Coca-Cola

30/01/2017 - 14:57
AB InBev is allowed to offer certain employees severance packages, though the two firms may not now retrench staff read more
AB InBev to cut manager jobs in SA

AB InBev to cut manager jobs in SA

23/01/2017 - 12:57
AB InBev stresses the voluntary severance targeting management will not interfere with commitments on post-merger employment read more
Distell free of stifling control but minorities seem jumpy

Distell free of stifling control but minorities seem jumpy

19/01/2017 - 11:55
Judging by the share price movement over the past four weeks, minority shareholders in Distell have still not come to terms with the unexpected news that the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) will be acquiring the 26.4% of the company held by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev). read more
AB InBev to sell stake in Distell to South African fund PIC

AB InBev to sell stake in Distell to South African fund PIC

19/12/2016 - 09:30
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV agreed to sell SABMiller Plc’s stake in South African drinks maker Distell Group Ltd. to Africa’s largest pension administrator, clearing another regulatory hurdle in the brewing industry’s biggest-ever deal. read more
PIC to buy AB InBev’s stake in Distell

PIC to buy AB InBev’s stake in Distell

15/12/2016 - 10:10
The Public Investment Corporation, which invests state-employee pension funds, will buy global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev’s stake in Distell. read more
AB InBev droops in first year

AB InBev droops in first year

14/12/2016 - 10:03
Beer colossus Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has not had a good first year on the JSE. The company’s share price is down 27% since it listed, amid much excitement, in early January. It briefly touched R2,000 in February and again in May before trending down to end the year at about R1,400. read more
Japan’s Asahi to buy AB InBev’s Eastern European brands

Japan’s Asahi to buy AB InBev’s Eastern European brands

13/12/2016 - 15:26
London/Tokyo — Asahi has agreed to buy SABMiller’s Eastern European assets, including Pilsner Urquell, from Anheuser-Busch InBev for €7.3bn as the Budweiser maker ties up loose ends from the combination of the world’s two biggest brewers. read more
AB-InBev brands attract first bids

AB-InBev brands attract first bids

09/11/2016 - 09:41
London/Warsaw — At least six indicative offers have been submitted by industry players and buyout funds for a group of beer brands being sold by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. read more
InBev loses fizz on Brazil and US sales

InBev loses fizz on Brazil and US sales

31/10/2016 - 11:12
The Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) share price fell to its lowest level on Friday since its January JSE listing following worse-than-expected results for the three months to end-September. read more
AB InBev, SABMiller deal to cost Delta bottling deal with Coca-Cola

AB InBev, SABMiller deal to cost Delta bottling deal with Coca-Cola

21/10/2016 - 08:19
Harare - The AB InBev, SABMiller deal is set to cost Zimbabwe based associate Delta Corporation (Delta) its bottler's agreements with The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC). read more
Coca-Cola eyes African bottler to keep out of AB InBev's takeover sights

Coca-Cola eyes African bottler to keep out of AB InBev's takeover sights

13/10/2016 - 11:29
Within hours of Anheuser Busch InBev (AB InBev) formally completing its takeover of SABMiller, the Coca-Cola company said it planned to exercise a change-of-control clause to buy SABMiller's 57% share in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA). read more
CGT on shares of SABMiller a point of dispute

CGT on shares of SABMiller a point of dispute

04/10/2016 - 10:51
Despite rumblings from SA's tax authority suggesting that the opposite could be true, Nedbank Private Wealth believes its offer to SABMiller shareholders - which would delay capital gains tax (CGT) liabilities on profit earned in the Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) takeover - is provided for in the Income Tax Act. read more
Brewer AB InBev to cut 5,500 jobs after SABMiller merger

Brewer AB InBev to cut 5,500 jobs after SABMiller merger

29/08/2016 - 08:42
BRUSSELS - The world's top brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev will cut around 5,500 jobs after it completes its huge merger with rival SABMiller, a source with knowledge of the matter told AFP on Friday. read more
Victory for beer rivals in SAB merger ruling

Victory for beer rivals in SAB merger ruling

05/07/2016 - 13:56
Cape Town – The intervention from South African competitors into Anheuser-Busch InBev’s [JSE:ANB] R1.5trn takeover of SABMiller [JSE:SAB] to ensure a condition was placed down on cooler access was a key change in the Competition Tribunal’s conditions announced on Thursday. read more
Africa’s largest Coke bottler opens doors following SA approval

Africa’s largest Coke bottler opens doors following SA approval

04/07/2016 - 15:39
Cape Town – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) opened its doors on Monday, two months after the Competition Commission approved a merger between SABMiller, the Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments. read more
One of the final hurdles for biggest beer deal almost cleared - China

One of the final hurdles for biggest beer deal almost cleared - China

10/06/2016 - 12:21
Beijing — Anheuser-Busch InBev’s $107bn acquisition of SABMiller is nearing Chinese approval after the companies agreed to divest the maker of Snow beer, the world’s top-selling brand, according to people familiar with the matter. read more
Union and brewers locked in BEE row

Union and brewers locked in BEE row

08/06/2016 - 11:41
A dispute is still raging between the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) and the merging parties in the process of creating the world’s largest brewer in a $108bn deal. read more
Moody’s puts SABMiller bonds on review for downgrade

Moody’s puts SABMiller bonds on review for downgrade

08/06/2016 - 11:35
Moody’s, the credit rating agency, warned on Tuesday night they may downgrade SABMILLER’s bonds. The brewer’s long-term unsecured notes, which are rated A3, were placed on "review for downgrade from direction uncertain". read more
AB InBev and SABMiller to exchange regional operations

AB InBev and SABMiller to exchange regional operations

13/05/2016 - 11:38
Anheuser-Busch InBev will swap its breweries in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador for SABMiller’s Panamanian beer and soft-drink businesses.  read more
SABMiller’s BEE scheme may delay takeover

SABMiller’s BEE scheme may delay takeover

26/04/2016 - 12:38
South African-based shareholders will receive more than $100m of the dividend due to be paid by SABMiller in early August if there is a delay in finalising the Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) transaction. read more
SABMiller’s sales gain momentum - UK

SABMiller’s sales gain momentum - UK

22/04/2016 - 12:52
London - SABMiller sold 4 percent more lager in its most recent quarter than a year earlier as momentum improved in the second half of its financial year. read more
Heineken starts year on solid ground - Belgium

Heineken starts year on solid ground - Belgium

21/04/2016 - 09:38
Brussels - Heineken, the world's third-largest brewer, sold far more beer than expected in the first quarter, helped by growth in Vietnam, the Chinese New Year, and an earlier Easter bringing forward sales in Europe and the Americas. read more
Public interest considerations behind SAB merger delay

Public interest considerations behind SAB merger delay

14/04/2016 - 13:13
Johannesburg - Public interest considerations of the planned merger between the world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev and fellow brewing company SABMiller appear to be behind the delay in the Competition Commission’s assessment of the transaction, according to competition law analysts. read more
Beer deal: AB InBev makes EU offer - Belgium

Beer deal: AB InBev makes EU offer - Belgium

12/04/2016 - 14:33
Brussels - Anheuser-Busch InBev made an offer to regulators, which may include asset sales, as part of a plan to win quick European approval for its $105 billion takeover of SABMiller. read more
Beer deal: SA regulator unlikely to meet deadline

Beer deal: SA regulator unlikely to meet deadline

08/04/2016 - 16:13
Johannesburg - South Africa’s Competition Commission probably won’t meet a new April 12 deadline to complete an investigation into Anheuser-Busch InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, further delaying the process of gaining regulatory approval for a combination of the world’s biggest brewers. read more
Probe into takeover of SABMiller delayed

Probe into takeover of SABMiller delayed

05/04/2016 - 10:26
The Competition Commission is set to request an extension to Tuesday’s deadline for completion of its investigation into the Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) takeover of SABMiller. read more
Inside London’s craft beer boom - UK

Inside London’s craft beer boom - UK

04/04/2016 - 12:18
London - A growing national thirst for “craft” beers has prompted a surge in the number of new breweries opening in London, new figures released on Tuesday show. read more
AB InBev brews jumbo euro bond - UK

AB InBev brews jumbo euro bond - UK

22/03/2016 - 09:23
London — Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), which sold $46bn of bonds in January, is again entering the debt market to raise funds to buy SABMiller. read more
SA’s bad news may be good news for AB InBev

SA’s bad news may be good news for AB InBev

22/03/2016 - 08:48
Of all the countries whose regulators need to approve Anheuser-Busch InBev’s purchase of SABMiller, only one is flirting with a potential junk-bond rating. read more
Zuma’s plea to business bodes well for AB InBev deal

Zuma’s plea to business bodes well for AB InBev deal

17/03/2016 - 10:52
Johannesburg - Of all the countries whose regulators need to approve Anheuser-Busch InBev’s purchase of SABMiller, only one is flirting with a potential junk-bond rating. It’s South Africa. read more
SABMiller merger: Cosatu worried about job losses

SABMiller merger: Cosatu worried about job losses

03/03/2016 - 10:09
Johannesburg - Cosatu has vowed to fight the pending merger between SABMiller PLC, Gutsche Family Investments, and Coca-Cola unless a guarantee is made that no jobs would be lost. read more
AB InBev sells SABMiller’s stake in Chinese brewer - China

AB InBev sells SABMiller’s stake in Chinese brewer - China

02/03/2016 - 09:52
Shanghai — The world’s top brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, has agreed to sell SABMiller’s stake in China’s leading beer maker to the local partner for $1.6bn, as part of a mega-merger between the giants. read more
Asahi eyes Peroni and Grolsch - Japan

Asahi eyes Peroni and Grolsch - Japan

11/02/2016 - 14:56
Tokyo - Asahi Group entered exclusive talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev to acquire the Peroni and Grolsch beer brands for 2.55 billion euros as the Japanese brewer seeks growth outside a stagnating domestic market. read more
Smaller two of the big four brewers scramble to up their game

Smaller two of the big four brewers scramble to up their game

11/02/2016 - 14:30
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (AB InBev’s) $104bn takeover of SABMiller has not gone through yet, but is already shaking things up. read more
AB InBev cancels $42.5bn of acquisition facilities - Belgium

AB InBev cancels $42.5bn of acquisition facilities - Belgium

28/01/2016 - 14:41
Brussels - Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Thursday (21 January) it had cancelled $42.5 billion of the $75 billion committed senior acquisition facilities following recent capital markets issuances. read more
Hot weather pushes up SABMiller sales

Hot weather pushes up SABMiller sales

25/01/2016 - 13:09
SABMiller reported double-digit sales growth in SA for the third quarter, as the scorching heat made most South Africans feel parched for days on end. read more
SABMiller buoyed by LatAm, Africa - U.K.

SABMiller buoyed by LatAm, Africa - U.K.

22/01/2016 - 11:52
London - SABMiller, the brewer that’s being bought by Anheuser-Busch InBev in the industry’s biggest acquisition, reported a gain in third-quarter sales on strong demand in Latin America and Africa. read more
Drivers protest Coke merger

Drivers protest Coke merger

20/01/2016 - 08:55
Johannesburg - About 30 independent drivers for Coca-Cola are staging a protest outside the Competition Tribunal, where prehearings into a merger between the soft drink maker and SABMiller are taking place. read more
AB InBev cuts a path to overcome local hurdles

AB InBev cuts a path to overcome local hurdles

19/01/2016 - 10:22
Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has a plan that will attend to the concerns of all the key South African stakeholders about its acquisition of SABMiller — a plan that AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito hopes will help it fast-track the regulatory approvals the deal needs in SA. read more
Shift to sorghum hurts Delta’s sales - Zimbabwe

Shift to sorghum hurts Delta’s sales - Zimbabwe

19/01/2016 - 09:19
Harare - SABMiller's Zimbabwean affiliate, Delta Corporation, said on Monday its lager beer sales fell in the third quarter as an economic slowdown forced consumers to shift to cheaper sorghum beer. read more
AB InBev listing will add some fizz to JSE

AB InBev listing will add some fizz to JSE

18/01/2016 - 09:19
SA will enjoy a rare bit of truly good news on Friday, when the JSE welcomes a R3-trillion listing by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB Inbev). read more
AB InBev lists on JSE with R1 938 opening tag

AB InBev lists on JSE with R1 938 opening tag

15/01/2016 - 12:10
Johannesburg - Belgian brewing giant Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev [JSE:ANB] on Friday morning listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange's (JSE) main board, with an opening price of R1938 a share.  read more
AB InBev secures JSE secondary inward listing

AB InBev secures JSE secondary inward listing

13/01/2016 - 09:03
Johannesburg - Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has obtained a secondary inward listing on the JSE Main Board with effect from the commencement of trading on January 15, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange announced on Tuesday (12 Jan). read more
AB InBev chief to conduct road show ahead of JSE listing

AB InBev chief to conduct road show ahead of JSE listing

13/01/2016 - 08:31
Carlos Brito, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) CE, jetted into the country on Tuesday night to begin a road show and charm offensive ahead of the global brewer’s listing on the JSE on Friday. read more
AB InBev gets green light to list on the JSE in January

AB InBev gets green light to list on the JSE in January

17/12/2015 - 12:23
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is forging ahead with its quest for SABMiller, announcing on Monday (14 Dec) its plans to list on the JSE next month, despite political turmoil in the country this past week that wiped billions of rands off the stock market. read more
AB InBev intends to list on JSE

AB InBev intends to list on JSE

15/12/2015 - 09:43
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (AB InBev) says its intention to list on the JSE in mid-January shows it’s "commitment to SA and the African continent". read more
Glass leads to Oz beer recall - Australia

Glass leads to Oz beer recall - Australia

08/12/2015 - 11:46
Sydney - An Australian beer company owned by SABMiller said on Friday it has recalled more than a million bottles of beer after broken glass was found in the product, a setback at the start of traditionally busy holiday season sales. read more
AB InBev CEO to defend SABMiller deal before Congress - USA

AB InBev CEO to defend SABMiller deal before Congress - USA

08/12/2015 - 10:29
New York - Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev CEO Carlos Brito will try to ease concerns of US lawmakers about the brewer’s proposed $110bn acquisition of SABMiller [JSE:SAB], which would create an entity accounting for about half the industry’s profit and almost a third of all beer sold worldwide. read more
PIC still not happy with AB InBev’s offer

PIC still not happy with AB InBev’s offer

13/11/2015 - 11:13
Johannesburg - SABMiller’s fourth-largest shareholder, the Public Investment Corporation, said the formal offer made by Anheuser-Busch InBev does not address the money manager’s concerns about the timing of a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the impact on the South African economy.  read more
Beer titans formalise mega-deal - UK

Beer titans formalise mega-deal - UK

12/11/2015 - 08:22
London - Anheuser-Busch InBev submitted its formal offer to buy SABMiller for about $107 billion as the target agreed to sell its stake in its US joint venture to pave the way for the deal.  read more
Alcohol giants launch responsible retailing initiative

Alcohol giants launch responsible retailing initiative

09/11/2015 - 14:24
Cape Town - A number of beer, wine, and spirits producers announced their commitment to the responsible retailing of alcohol during the World Retail Congress Africa in Cape Town on Tuesday. read more
SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev extend takeover deadline

SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev extend takeover deadline

02/11/2015 - 11:02
Brussels — Brewer SABMiller has extended the deadline for rival Anheuser-Busch InBev to make a formal $100bn-plus takeover offer by a week. read more
Too early to see effect of brewery deal, says Distell

Too early to see effect of brewery deal, says Distell

30/10/2015 - 09:45
Directors at Distell on Wednesday poured cold water on speculation around the possible knock-on effects of the proposed takeover of brewers SABMiller by larger rival Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev). read more
Beer deal bets on rise of Africa’s drinkers - UK

Beer deal bets on rise of Africa’s drinkers - UK

28/10/2015 - 10:26
London - Charles Kwara and his friends sit around an earthenware pot, sipping a frothy grey drink through long straws as laughter fills the Charismatic Club in the slums of Kampala, Uganda’s capital.  read more
Beer deal may face delays in SA

Beer deal may face delays in SA

21/10/2015 - 09:51
Johannesburg - Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev may have won over peer SABMiller, but the $100-billion-plus deal could face delays in South Africa where the now British company began selling its ubiquitous Castle Lager 120 years ago.  read more
Snow likely to fall as AB InBev grabs SABMiller - Hong Kong

Snow likely to fall as AB InBev grabs SABMiller - Hong Kong

19/10/2015 - 08:48
Hong Kong — In Expanding the biggest beer company, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) may need to let go of the planet’s best-selling beer: China’s Snow. read more
Beer deal may need minister’s nod

Beer deal may need minister’s nod

15/10/2015 - 09:02
Johannesburg - A significant cross-border transaction such as the proposed takeover of SABMiller by larger rival Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev might require approval from Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, the National Treasury said yesterday.  read more
SABMiller reaches agreement with AB InBev

SABMiller reaches agreement with AB InBev

13/10/2015 - 08:41
SABMiller [JSE:SAB] and Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev have reached an agreement in principle on a takeover that would create what is by far the world's biggest brewing company. read more
SABMiller fires workers - Sudan

SABMiller fires workers - Sudan

09/10/2015 - 14:07
Juba - SABMiller has cut production and fired more than half the workforce at its South Sudan unit as a lack of foreign currency and the soaring cost of beer holds back investment and stifles demand.  read more
SABMiller pumps out the beer - UK

SABMiller pumps out the beer - UK

07/10/2015 - 10:02
London - SABMiller, the brewer that is in takeover talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev, said volume growth accelerated in the second quarter, helped by Africa and Latin America.  read more