DOJ Makes Second Request In InBev-Anheuser Deal

Law360, New York (August 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has requested additional information from InBev NV regarding the company's proposed $52 billion takeover of Anheuser-Busch & Co. Inc.

InBev plans to "respond expeditiously" to the second request from the DOJ and wants "to work toward a prompt closing of the transaction," according to a company statement.

The company said the request was a "normal and expected part of the regulatory process" and that it still anticipates completing the acquisition by the end of 2008.

Beyond U.S. approval, the deal still...
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