Liquid lunch

22 February 2017 By Lauren Silva Laughlin

AB InBev bought the UK beer giant in 2016, but only after SABMiller tried to copy its rival’s M&A machine. Last week’s aborted $143 bln bid for Unilever by Kraft Heinz – like AB InBev, part of 3G Capital’s stable – may nudge General Mills, Mondelez et al into similar pursuits.

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