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Anheuser-Busch InBev Bids for SABMiller: Analysis
On October 7, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced a formal cash bid of 42.2 pounds per share to SABMiller’s board. This was the third offer rejected by SABMiller.
The Proposed ABI-SABMiller Deal: Will Market Concentration Rise?
The top five beer brewers accounted for nearly 52% of the total global sales volume in 2014. ABI is the leader worldwide with 20.8% of the market share.
Boston Beer Company: An introduction to better beer business
Boston Beer Company Inc. (SAM) is the largest craft brewer in the United States, having sold ~2.7 million barrels of proprietary core brand products.
Will Constellation Brands’ Beer Portfolio Continue to Impress?
Constellation Brands (STZ) is leveraging the strong demand for its imported beers. It has an impressive portfolio of Mexican beer brands.
By How Much Did Altria’s 1Q16 Earnings Outperform Estimates?
Altria Group (MO) released its 1Q16 earnings on April 28, 2016. Its adjusted diluted EPS (earnings per share) rose 14.3% to $0.72 in 1Q16.
Which Company Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds in 1Q16?
US corporates dominated the primary market for high-grade bonds in 1Q16 ended March 31, 2016. US corporates made up 32.2%, or $147.7 billion, of all issues.
What You Should Know about the Fidelity Advisor Overseas Fund
The Fidelity Advisor Overseas Fund – Class A (FAOAX) was incepted in September 1996 and has an expense ratio of 1.4%.
How PEUGX Managed to Place in the Middle of the Pack in 2015
What saved PEUGX in 2015 were its picks from the consumer staples, telecom services, and utilities sectors.
Anheuser-Busch Had Record Issuances in High-Grade Bonds Last Week
Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) issued $46.0 billion in high-grade bonds rated A2/A- rated on January 13. This was the second largest high-grade bond issuance on record.
Healthcare Spoiled PEUGX’s Year-to-Date 2015
In the trailing-one-year period, PEUGX has returned 1.0%, while from November’s end until December 22, the fund has fallen 4.5%.
Why October Wasn’t the Month for the Putnam Europe Equity Fund
The Putnam Europe Equity Fund rose 4.5% in October 2015 from a month ago. It fell 4.7% in the three-month period ended October 30, 2015.
An Analysis of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Debt Levels and Leverage
ABI could leverage ~$50 billion through debt financing. As of June 30, its total debt was ~$51.5 billion, with a total-debt-to-total-assets ratio of ~35.9%.
Projected Synergies from an Anheuser-Busch InBev–SABMiller Deal
ABI is a leading company in the consumer staples sector. It has had a strong record of integrating acquisitions and delivering synergies ahead of target.
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Acquisition of SABMiller: Divestitures at a Glance
ABI has been one of the most active companies in the acquisition of other beer firms. The Belgium-based company itself came from a prior $52 billion deal.