Analyst provides overview of SABMiller’s R1.4 trillion “deal of the century”

What does the deal between SABMiller and AB Inbev entail?

What are the consequences of this merger?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Stuart Thompson, Founding Brewer of Loxton Lager and former Investment Analyst.

Thompson provides a hard hitting overview of this “deal of the century”.

Thompson was an investment analyst with a strong beverage focus from 1995 until 2002.

He has met the then key executives of SAB (Kahn, Mackay, Adami, Wyman, Cox, etc.).

He is now involved in the new wave of micro-brewed beer.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

I think this is a great deal for SABMiller’s shareholders.

Stuart Thompson, Founding Brewer of Loxton Lager and former Investment Analyst

This article first appeared on 702 : Analyst provides overview of SABMiller’s R1.4 trillion “deal of the century”


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