Pit Stop: Ab InBev refuels its deal machine through $5.6bn Budweiser IPO

Ab InBev [ABI:BB] – Market Cap as of 04/10/2019: €170.061bn Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd [HKG: 1876] – Market Cap as of 04/10/2019: HK$403.92bn Introduction On September 30th, the brewer behemoth Anheuser-Busch InBev listed the shares of its Asian Pacific subsidiary, Budweiser Brewing company APAC limited, in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The shares closed […]

Japanese Brewery Thirsty for European Beers: Asahi buying three of Ab InBev’s prominent brands

Anheuser-Busch InBev; market cap as of 13/02/2016: $187.70bn Asahi Group Holdings Ltd; market cap as of 13/02/2016: $20bn Anheuser-Busch InBev NV said it has received a binding offer valued at about $2.9 billion in cash from Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. for the Peroni and Grolsch brands. The sale is contingent on the successful completion […]

The Biggest Bid: Beer – AB Inbev tries again for SABMiller

Ab InBev; Market Cap: €157.9bn ($179.8bn) as of 09/10/2015 SABMiller; Market Cap: £59.7bn ($91.54bn) as of 09/10/2015   Introduction On Wednesday October 7, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced a £65bn ($99.62) offer, or £42.15 per share, for SABMiller, which was swiftly rejected by the UK based company. It was the third bid by Ab InBev, after the […]

Coca-Cola and SABMiller to join their forces in the African market

The Coca-Cola Company; market cap (as of 28/11/2014): $194.0bn SABMiller plc; market cap (as of 27/11/2014) £57.17bn Introduction SABMiller, the world’s second biggest brewer by revenue has agreed to a merge with one of Coca-Cola’s bottler, Coca-Cola Sabco, to combine bottling operations in Southern and east Africa and form a new company, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, […]

Heineken says NO to the next beer

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, Market Cap (as of 19/09/2014): Market Cap €143bn SABMiller PLC, Market Cap (as of 19/09/2014): Market Cap €73bn Heineken NV, Market Cap (as of 19/09/2014): Market €34bn Beer brewing was historically a local business, with only few brands having a global presence in the estimated $600bn market. Since 1998, when the top […]