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AB InBev wins Competition Tribunal approval for SABMiller takeover

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(Left to right) Donna Oosthuyse, director of Capital Markets at JSE, AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito and JSE CEO Nicky Newton-King. (Supplied)
(Left to right) Donna Oosthuyse, director of Capital Markets at JSE, AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito and JSE CEO Nicky Newton-King. (Supplied)

Cape Town - Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev has passed a key competition hurdle in its R1.5trn takeover of SABMiller, after the South African Competition Tribunal approved the merger on Thursday.

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The approval is subject to wide ranging conditions designed to address both public interest and competition concerns arising from the merger, the Tribunal said in a statement on Thursday.

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