Merger Of Beer Giants No Concern To DOJ: Lawyer

Law360, New York (June 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The proposed $46 billion merger between beer makers InBev and Anheuser-Busch & Co. would likely clear antitrust scrutiny by federal regulators, according to one prominent competition lawyer.

Belgium-based InBev, maker of Stella Artois and Becks, announced Wednesday it had made an offer to buy the U.S. beer giant and its flagship brand, Budweiser, for $65 a share.

The acquisition would create the world's largest brewer but was unlikely to face resistance from the U.S. Department of Justice, since InBev's share of the U.S. market is so...
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