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Tuesday, 13 October 2015

New U.S. trustbuster sprays cold brew on AB InBev


William Baer, the DoJ’s antitrust chief, sued to stop the giant brewer’s $20 bln purchase of 50 pct of Modelo. AB InBev had tried to allay competition fears with the deal’s structure. Baer’s surprise move suggests a thirst for tough enforcement - or at least a tough reputation.

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