Beer Market Data from Beer Market Specialists. Sounds Logical.
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from Plato Logic Limited, July 14th 2008
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The announcement that InBev and
Anheuser-Busch are to combine will create a new leader in the global
beer industry. With sales
volume of over 370 mhl (pro forma 2007, beer only, not including equity
volume), the new entity will be comfortably the world’s largest
It also sees InBev swiftly regain the number
1 spot, that SABMiller had recently taken, according to Plato Logic’s
2007 data. Anheuser-Busch
had themselves held the number one position for many years, before being
overtaken by both InBev and SABMiller, as well as Heineken, during the
recent round of industry consolidation.
The new group’s market share will be
approximately 21%, pro forma 2007.
The world beer market grew by more than 5% in 2007, to reach 1775
mhl (source: Plato Logic, latest projections).
– Top 10 Brewers after creation of Anheuser-Busch InBev
World’s Leading Brewers, pro forma 2007, latest estimates, million hl
Source: Plato Logic Limited.
to chart: The A-B InBev
figures exclude equity volumes. ‘MillerCoors’ volume allocated 50/50
to SABMiller and MCBC. SABMiller also includes Grolsch. Heineken and
Carlsberg figures adjusted for S&N acquisition. Some deals may
be pending regulatory and/or shareholder approval.
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