A-B InBev further established its position as the leading beermaker on the globe on Friday with the announcement that the company will buy the remaining stake in Grupo Modelo that it doesn’t already own. The $20.1 billion deal is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2013.
With the acquisition, A-B InBev increases the number of $1 billion brands in its portfolio from 14 to 17. Here is the list.
|Rank||Brand||Country of Origin||Est. Retail $ in Billions|
|1||Bud Light||United States||$10.3|
|11||Natural Light||United States||$2.0|
|14||Michelob family||United States||$1.5|
SOURCE: A-B InBev