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AB InBev, SABMiller merger likely to face long delays in South Africa

The merger of the world’s two largest beer companies, the Belgian-based AB InBev and South Africa’s SABMiller could face significant delays in South Africa because of the country’s lengthy process of granting approvals.

Coca-Cola likely to accept AB InBev as new African bottling partner, says Analyst

The Coca-Cola Company (Parent Co) is likely to agree to Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) becoming its new African bottling partner after the takeover of SABMiller, an analyst has said.

AB InBev is on course to becoming the new owner of the Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), a merger of Coca-Cola bottling operations in Southern and Eastern Africa with SABMiller’s soft drinks business and Coca-Cola SABCO, which is wholly owned by the Gutsche Family Investments (GFI).

South African Competition Commission gives conditional blessing to formation of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

The formation of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is one step closer to becoming a reality as South Africa’s Competition Commission has given their conditional approval to the merger.

The transaction, which was announced in November 2014, will involve the coming together of SABMiller’s Soft drinks operations in Africa, Coca-Cola SABCO, which is 80 percent owned by Gutsche Family Investments (GFI) and the Coca-Cola Company.