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AB InBev Explores Sales of Part of SABMiller’s European Business

AB InBev Explores Sales of Part of SABMiller’s European Business
December 04
15:00 2015

In line with its commitment to promptly and proactively address potential regulatory considerations Anheuser-Busch InBev, in close cooperation with SABMiller, is exploring the sale of a number of SABMiller’s European premium brands and related businesses.

AB InBev will contact potential purchasers in the coming weeks to assess their interest in the Peroni and Grolsch brand families and their associated businesses in Italy, the Netherlands and the UK and, given the brand’s premium positioning, UK-based Meantime.

Any sale may include one or more of these brands or businesses and would be conditional upon closing of the acquisition of SABMiller by AB InBev.

Like the previously announced disposal of the Miller business to Molson Coors, these steps reflect AB InBev’s pro-active approach to addressing potential regulatory concerns.

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