SABMiller beers | Courtesy of SABMiller

Miller Time? Speculation About A-B InBev Acquisition Increases



SABMiller beers | Courtesy of SABMiller
SABMiller, whose brands include Miller Genuine Draft and Pilsner Urquell, is rumored to be a likely acquisition target of A-B InBev. | Courtesy of SABMiller

A number of industry analysts say they have reason to believe that Anheuser-Busch InBev, which purchased Anheuser-Busch Cos. six years ago this weekend, is preparing another blockbuster purchase by acquiring rival SABMiller, the world’s No. 2 beer company.

Rumors of a tie-up between Belgium-based A-B InBev, already the world’s largest brewer, and London-based SABMiller have been around for years, but talk of a deal between the two is heating up.

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