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Investors back AB InBev/SABMiller deal as mooted protest fails to materialise Subscription

28 Sep 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

SABMiller investors overwhelming backed the multi-billion takeover offer from AB InBev this morning, dispelling concerns that activist hedge funds would try to derail the deal.

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Mega-brew merger puts UK jobs at risk as London head office closure confirmed Subscription

26 Aug 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

AB InBev’s buyout of SABMiller is “likely” to involve the loss of UK roles after the offer document confirmed plans to establishe a global HQ in Leuven, Belgium


High Court backs SABMiller’s request to split crucial merger vote Subscription

23 Aug 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

The UK High Court has approved SABMiller’s plan to hold two separate shareholder votes on the AB InBev takeover deal, potentially putting the global mega-deal under threat.

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OC&C Global 50: The 3G Capital/Berkshire Hathaway model Subscription

11 Jul 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

The relentless focus on the bottom line of 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway-owned fmcg giants is become increasingly influential in an industry struggling for volume growth.

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Your Wine Questions Answered: simple and curious wine guide Subscription

15 Sep 2016 | By James Halliwell

When it comes to wine, my top questions include: ‘Is it wise to finish this bottle all by myself?’


AB InBev/SAB megabrew faces nailbiting progress to completion Subscription

02 Aug 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

The historic brewing mega-deal looks back on. But it is not out of the woods yet.


With the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator set to be extended, who needs to be included?

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Climate change, Defra, and Andrea Leadsom Subscription

28 Jul 2016

Sir, Defra is one organisation that could really benefit from a Brexiteer at its helm

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The thirst for new craft beers may run its course Subscription

20 Jul 2016

Will there really be growing demand for as long as producers of all scales offer something ‘new’?


Responsible work on antibiotics should be recognised Subscription

07 Jul 2016

Over the past five years the UK has reduced antibiotic use in the poultry meat sector by 44%

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