AB InBev Inks $3B Deal To Sell Central Europe Assets

Law360, New York (October 15, 2009, 1:38 PM EDT) -- Anheuser-Busch InBev has inked a deal to sell its Central European operations to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for as much as $3.03 billion, the brewer said Thursday.

The world's biggest brewer — created by Belgium-based InBev's $52 million acquisition of U.S. rival Anheuser-Busch last year — said CVC had agreed to acquire assets in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia. CVC has also agreed to brew or distribute beer brands Stella Artois, Beck's Lowenbrau, Hoegaarden, Spaten and Leffe in...
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