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SABMiller Plc

SABMiller plc is one of the world's largest brewers, representing six of the world’s top fifty beer brands and one of the largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products in the world. Its head office is in the City of Westminster, London with brewing interests and distribution agreements on six continents.

SABMiller has expanded rapidly from its South African origins, adding Miller to its name through acquisition of the Milwaukee, U.S.A. brewer in 2002, following SAB's pattern of acquiring local brands and brewing operations in Europe, Asia, and the United States. The most famous brands include Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Grolsch, and Miller Genuine Draft.

It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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In beer antitrust case, U.S. puts successful theory to a new test

By Reuters

In challenging beer company Anheuser-Busch InBev SA's <ABI.BR> proposed deal with Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo <GMODELOC.MX>, the U.S. government is applying a powerful legal theory it has used to stop other mergers. (Feb 07, 2013)

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U.S. challenges Anheuser-Busch InBev's purchase of Grupo Modelo

By Reuters

The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Anheuser-Busch InBev SA <ABI.BR> from buying the half of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo <GMODELOC.MX> that it does not already own, saying the $20.1 billion deal would lessen competition in the U.S. beer market. (Feb 01, 2013)

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U.S. challenges AB-InBev's purchase of Grupo Modelo

By Reuters

The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Anheuser-Busch InBev SA <ABI.BR> from buying the half of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo <GMODELOC.MX> that it does not already own, saying the $20.1 billion deal would lessen competition in the U.S. beer market. (Feb 01, 2013)

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SABMiller Global Lager Volumes Rise Amid China Sales Dip

By IBTimes UK

Peroni and Grolsch brewer SABMiller says in interim management statement lager sales up 2 percent year-on-year in third quarter. (Jan 22, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT, EMERGING MARKETS, CHINA, LONDON

SABMiller Shares Rise on Strong Interim Results

By IBTimes UK

The shares of SABMiller gains more than 5 percent in morning trade after the company posts profit growth boosted by its Latin American and African businesses. (Nov 22, 2012)

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AB InBev's Modelo deal may happen Friday-sources

By Reuters UK

Anheuser-Busch InBev <ABI.BR> could announce a deal on Friday to buy the half share of Mexico's Grupo Modelo <GMODELOC.MX> it does not already own for around $15 billion (9.66 billion pounds), the latest of a string of deals as big b... (Jun 29, 2012)

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Emerging Markets Help SABMiller Drive Growth, Moody's Upgrades Foster's Rating

By IBTimes UK

Global brewer sees Latin America, Africa sales offset European slowdown (Apr 19, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH AFRICA, EMERGING MARKETS

SABMiller Scales Up Investments; S&P Says Outlook Stable

By IBTimes UK

SABMiller Plc plans to revamp breweries with $2.5 billion investment in Africa as the group sees strong prospects for increasing its volumes, revenues and profitability. (Apr 18, 2012)

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SABMiller in $7 billion bond issue to finance Foster's

By Reuters UK

Global brewer SABMiller Plc <SAB.L> said it had issued and successfully priced a $7 billion (4 billion pounds) bond on Wednesday with the proceeds used to repay part of the bank borrowing taken on for the purchase of Australian brewer Foster' s late last year. (Jan 11, 2012)

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Bid: Foster’s Rejects Lite Bid

By Aireview

SABMiller and its local mate, Coca Cola Amatil are dreaming if they think they can get Foster's for the current cheap 8.2% premium in the $4.90 a share offer, which bobbed up yesterday. (Jun 22, 2011)

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