Looking for a great deal?
Get ALL THREE of our new thank-you gifts when you donate $120.
This is a limited time offer – so act soon!
News broke Wednesday of a possible merger between the world’s biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and the second largest, SABMiller. It wouldn’t just be a big shake-up in the beer industry — the merger would place as one of the top 10 biggest deals of all time.
The theoretical beer conglomerate, potentially worth $250 billion, would enter a market where small, independent craft breweries are eating into the sales of mainstream brews.
Spiros Malandrakis, senior alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International, joined us to talk about what’s in it for these two companies should a merger take place.
Click the media player above to hear more.
If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air. But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.
Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.
When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.