AB InBev plans $55 bln bond sale for SAB deal: Bloomberg


Anheuser-Busch InBev is planning a $55 billion bond sale to fund its $100 billion-plus acquisition of SABMiller, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

The bonds, part of a $70 billion financing package, will be issued in multiple currencies, and with several different maturities, Bloomberg said.

The remaining $10 billion to $15 billion of financing is in the form of term loans, Bloomberg said, adding that no formal mandates had been signed with the financing banks.