$42B InBev-Anheuser Merger Goes Through

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- After receiving clearance for the merger from competition regulators in the United Kingdom and China on Tuesday, InBev NV completed its $42 billion takeover of Anheuser-Busch Co. Inc. the same day, less than a week after the Belgian brewer agreed to divest subsidiary Labatt USA to win U.S. approval of the deal.

The merged company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, will begin trading under its new name on the Euronext Brussels stock market Thursday. Anheuser-Busch Co. is now a subsidiary of the new company and its St. Louis headquarters...
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