Why the Deals Will Continue
FILED OCTOBER 9, 2015 In January we made this prediction... Read More
A-B InBev on SABMiller's Latest Rejection
FILED OCTOBER 8, 2015 After yesterday's note from SABMiller Board publicly rejecting AB InBev's latest GBP 42.15 proposal which it claims "still very substantially undervalues SABMiller, its unique and unmatched footprint, and its standalone prospects," AB InBev has sent a statement today saying that claim lacks credibility, and urging shareholders to act. Read More
Even More FMB Entries: A-B's "Best Damn" Root Beer; United Brands' McAle's Apple
FILED OCTOBER 8, 2015 In seemingly inevitable news, Anheuser-Busch is gearing up to launch a hard root beer, per top A-B brass note to A-B wholesalers, salespeople and marketers. Read More
MillerCoors Announces New Portfolio Group, Strategy Team and More
FILED OCTOBER 8, 2015 MillerCoors top brass is announcing some major restructuring to its marketing and commercial teams. Chief Gavin Hattersley has announced a dedicated strategy team. And this morning, sales/distributor operations chief Kevin Doyle, CMO David Kroll and Tenth & Blake chief Scott Whitley announced to partners "a series of changes that will strengthen and unify our commercial team." Read More
A-B InBev Makes Third SABMiller Bid at $64 a Share
FILED OCTOBER 7, 2015 Early this morn AB InBev put out statement that it has made a third bid for SAB for GBP 42.15 a share (roughly $64); The first was 38 and the second, 40, in cash. The first two were rejected. As we understand, it's a cash proposal. But there's a partial share alternative that SABMiller investors Altria and co. could find attractive. Read More
Constellation Beer Quarter: Depletions up 10%; Craft Beer Finally Announced
FILED OCTOBER 7, 2015 Constellation reported its Q2 2016 (fiscal year) results this morning (ended August 31), plus some interesting news about an imminent new craft beer. Read More
Constellation Beer Talks Can Run Room, Future Tough Comps and
FILED OCTOBER 7, 2015 Just one more note from us today. Some quick toplines from the Constellation Beer call: Corona cans still have great upside (chief Rob Sands said they could get to 20% brand volume, from 5%); Q3 comps could prove tougher; and a new greenfield brewery announcement could come over the next few month. Read More
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