Pioneer shareholders vote in favour of PepsiCo takeover

2019-10-15 14:35

PepsiCo – which owns food brands including Pepsi, Lays, Doritos and Gatorade – wants to buy Pioneer – which owns Sasko, White Star, Weet-Bix and Liqui-Fruit - for R24.4bn.

Glencore eyes US grain traders for next big takeover

2017-02-24 09:19

After striking deals in Russian oil and Congolese copper mining, Glencore set its sights on the US grain-trading industry.

‘Peppa Pig’ owner rejects takeover bid

2016-08-10 11:13

Entertainment One, the film and TV distributor being pursued by UK broadcaster ITV, says it rejected a takeover offer that values the business at about £1bn.

AB InBev takeover of SAB date set

2016-08-02 08:29

It will be more than a year after AB InBev first said it wanted to buy SABMiller when the companies eventually merge into one mega brewery.

AB InBev earnings miss estimates on Latin American downturn

2016-07-29 07:50

AB InBev has reported second-quarter profit growth that missed analysts’ estimates on challenging markets in Brazil and Argentina.

SAB takeover getting more expensive by the day

2016-07-21 09:58

The takeover of SABMiller by AB InBev is looking increasingly expensive, says a merger and acquisition expert.

SAB board said to discuss investor pressure for higher cash bid

2016-07-20 07:30

SABMiller’s board this week will discuss growing pressure from investors to seek a higher cash takeover offer from AB InBev following the effects of Brexit on the pound.

AB InBev faces two more hurdles before SAB can say cheers

2016-06-30 11:11

The final countdown has started for China and the US to approve AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, with South Africa's Competition Tribunal ticking off the latest box.

Patel to face competition watchdog over SABMiller merger

2016-06-20 14:35

The Competition Tribunal expects to hear a submission from the Economic Development Ministry on the biggest proposed beer deal in history between AB InBev and SABMiller.


'If they dump foreign milk here, what will we do?' Unions fume over Clover takeover

2019-09-26 06:00

Unions are fuming over the Competition Tribunal's decision to approve the buyout of South Africa's largest dairy company, Clover, by Milco SA – with Cosatu saying it would consider legal steps.

Mediclinic shares down as Spire takeover bid fails

2017-11-20 12:38

Mediclinic shares have fallen just over 4% on the JSE, following an announcement that the company's takeover bid of UK-based Spire Healthcare Group is off the table.

It's official: Goodbye SABMiller. Hello AB InBev

2016-10-11 08:52

Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced the successful completion of the business combination with SABMiller.

Business Unity chief Mabuza gets top spot in SABMiller merger

2016-08-04 09:16

Telkom chairperson Jabu Mabuza will chair the African division of AB InBev's merged company with SABMiller, the company has announced.

SABMiller deal advances on China nod and investor support

2016-07-29 14:58

AB InBev's shares have risen on optimism it will manage to get enough shareholder support to complete its R1.45trn bid for SABMiller after the deal hit a snag this week.

SABMiller trillion rand deal now in disarray

2016-07-28 06:29

AB InBev’s R1.47trn takeover bid for SABMiller was thrown into disarray after the target company suspended integration of the two brewers following a rebellion from shareholders.

AB InBev wins SAB approval in US with craft beer limits

2016-07-21 07:06

AB InBev has won US competition approval for its takeover of SABMiller, it agreed to give up the Miller brand and open the door to greater competition from craft beers.

Victory for beer rivals in SAB merger ruling

2016-07-01 08:54

The intervention from competitors into AB InBev’s R1.5trn takeover of SABMiller that made provisions for cooler access was a key change in the Tribunal’s conditions.

SABMiller CEO to get R1.2bn payout - report

2016-06-21 10:12

SABMiller CEO Alan Clark will get a R1.2bn payout when Anheuser-Busch InBev takes over the company, the Financial Times has revealed.

AB InBev nears final hurdle for biggest beer deal in history

2016-06-09 14:00

AB InBev's R1.5trn acquisition of SABMiller is nearing Chinese approval after the companies agreed to divest the maker of Snow beer, the world’s top-selling brand.

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