5 Ways the AB InBev-SABMiller Mega Merger Could Change the Beer Industry Forever

Competition, acquisitions and more

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News that Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer company, and SABMiller, AB's top competitor, have reached a deal in which AB InBev is purchasing SABMiller for the hefty sum of $107 billion is certain to impact the greater beer market. In joining forces, the companies have created one massive beer company that effectively produces a third of the world's beer. While we're months away from seeing the real ramifications of the merger, some experts predict it will result in more competition, more acquisitions and significant shifts in the market.

Here are five ways the deal could change the beer industry: 




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