The Anheuser-Busch InBev case represents a major cross-border M&A transaction. It allows students to focus on both the strategic rationale behind the transaction as well as the various valuation issues associated with any M&A deal, including currency conversion of foreign sales. Please review the following videos below and post the following:
Post #1: Does the merger of Anheuser-Busch and InBev make sense from a strategic point of view? If so, how is value being created.
Post #2: How much should InBev be willing to pay to acquire all of Anheuser-Busch’s shares? As a base case please use the projections in Case Exhibit 4. You would need to set this up in Excel.
Post #3: How much would InBev be willing to pay if it were to expect extra revenue synergies of EUR 3,000 (expecting to grow at 6%)?
Post #4: What alternative options does August Busch IV have to respond to InBev’s public bid on June 11, 2008?
Post #5: How is Anheuser Busch performing now?
* PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT IT UNLES YOU KNOW HOW TO DEAL WITH EXCEL