The Making of AB InBev

Last Modified: Sat Sep 19 2015 23:29:42 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1989
    Jorge Paulo Lemann and two partners bought a middling Brazilian beer company named Brahma for $50m.
  • 1999
    Brahma acquired Antarctica, a rival, to become AmBev.
  • 2004
    Merger of AmBev with Interbrew, the Belgian seller of Stella Artois and Beck’s, created InBev.
  • 2008
    InBev paid $52 billion for Anheuser-Busch of the United States.
  • 2012
    the new Anheuser-Busch InBev paid $20 billion for full control of Grupo Modelo of Mexico.