SABMiller beers Miller, Peroni, Tyskie, Pilsner Urquell, Grolsch and Coors Light

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, launched its $100 billion-plus offer for nearest rival SABMiller on Wednesday and agreed to sell the(...)

Beer giants SABMiller and Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev have “agreed in principle” on a £68 billion blockbuster tie-up to create the world’s biggest drinks firm. Photograph: PA.

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed in princple to buy SABMiller for about £68 billion pounds (€92 billion), raising its bid after several rejections to c(...)

 SABMiller beers Miller, Peroni, Tyskie, Pilsner Urquell, Grolsch and Coors Light. The brewer has expanded the cost savings programme it first announced in May last year.   Photograph:  David Jones/PA Wire

SABMiller, the target of a £65 billion bid from brewing rival Anheuser-Busch InBev, has vowed to double its cost savings, as the takeover battle betwe(...)

SABMiller’s brands include Peroni, Grolsch and Pilsner Urquell

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, launched an improved offer for SABMiller on Wednesday, offering just over £68 billion ($104 billion(...)

Director Lenny Abrahamson, actresses Joan Allen and Brie Larson, author/screenwriter Emma Donoghue and actor Jacob Tremblay  attend the Room press conference at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Photograph: Mike Windle/Getty Images

Lenny Abrahamson’s Room, an adaptation of the acclaimed novel by Emma Donoghue, has been awarded the Grolsch People’s Choice Award at the Toronto Inte(...)

A tie-up between the owner of Budweiser and Stella Artois and the group behind Peroni and Grolsch would rank as one of the six largest takeovers in history. Photograph: Getty Images

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, is exploring a takeover of rival SABMiller in a deal that would create a $275 billion company respon(...)

Meantime beer: SAB Miller, the world’s second-biggest brewer, has announced its purchase of Meantime brewery to give it a foothold in craft brewing. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

SABMiller is buying Britain’s Meantime Brewing Company, swallowing up one of the pioneers of the country’s craft brewing movement to give the owner of(...)

A worker monitors beer bottles as they move along a conveyor belt on the automated beer bottling plant at SABMiller’s  brewery in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: Bloomberg

SABMiller reported full-year profit above analyst expectations as performance picked up in the latter half of the year, but said trading would continu(...)

Cans of Anheuser-Busch Bud Light brand beer sits in a warehouse at Brewers Distributing  in Peoria, Illinois. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the maker of Beck’s and Corona beer, reported third-quarter profit growth that fell short of analysts’ expectations, weighed d(...)

The prospect of more mergers and acquisitions fuelled a rally among brewers, after the Wall Street Journal reported that Anheuser-Busch InBev, which produced Budweiser beer, was talking to banks about financing a possible $122 billion bid for SABMiller. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European stocks were little changed today, after their first weekly slide in more than a month, as disappointing Chinese economic data and concern (...)