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Euromonitor: A-B InBev, SABMiller control 28% of world beer market

Interesting factoid tucked into an article about Japanese breweries being hungry for M&A deals…

While the role of acquisitions by Japanese companies has shifted, analysts predict a continued appetite for overseas assets in an industry reshaped by a wave of global consolidation. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV BUD -0.01% and SABMiller SBMRY -0.40% SAB. the product of big mergers, together controlled a 28% share of global beer volumes in 2011, according to consultancy Euromonitor. Combined, Japan’s three big brewers held only a 5% share.

via Wall Street Journal.

 

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One thought on “Euromonitor: A-B InBev, SABMiller control 28% of world beer market

  1. They may have 28% of the beer market, but get nothing from me. I make sure the beer I buy is not their beer.

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