The DOJ's ABI Concessions: Puss or Boots? FILED JULY 21, 2016After twelve hours of grokking the DOJ's approval, with conditions, of ABI's purchase of SABMiller while jettisoning MillerCoors to Molson Coors [see BBD 07-20-2016], and reading your smart responses, here's what I've come up with:
MEGA-DONE! DOJ APPROVES ABI - SABMILLER DEAL With Some Interesting Caveats FILED JULY 20, 2016After a long review and countless industry interviews, the U.S. Department of Justice has approved AB InBev's proposed $108 billion acquisition of SABMiller, creating a behemoth brewer selling around 740 million hectos of beer a year, or about one out of every three beers sold globally.
Mass Hysteria in Mass FILED JULY 18, 2016For the past week there has been mass hysteria in Mass. As reported in CBD last week, Massachusetts's brewers and distributors could have the rest of the year to work out their differences on the state's franchise law.