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Post date: 09/12/2010 - 16:05

Molson (SAB Miller) Labatt (AB-InBev)

Hello all. Here is something I thought would never happen but it did. As part of the deal to buy A-B. Inbev had to sell its Labatt USA production. The anti-trust government agency in the USA said that there was a monopoly in some of the Northern states because Bud, Bud Light and Labatt Blue and Labatt Blue Light were the top selling brands making this a monopoly. North American Breweries a newly formed company coming from KPS investments in New York City bought the Labatt USA business. They had three years to find a suitable manufacturer that was not located in the USA.

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Hello all. Here is something I thought would never happen but it did. As part of the deal to buy A-B. Inbev had to sell its Labatt USA production. The anti-trust government agency in the USA said that there was a monopoly in some of the Northern states because Bud, Bud Light and Labatt Blue and Labatt Blue Light were the top selling brands making this a monopoly. North American Breweries a newly formed company coming from KPS investments in New York City bought the Labatt USA business. They had three years to find a suitable manufacturer that was not located in the USA. This is an import and would have to be made out side of the USA to still be an import. It was announced that Molson’s Ca