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Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
11 October 2016

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Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces Completion of CR Snow Disposal


Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV ("AB InBev", formerly Newbelco SA/NV) (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH) today announces completion of the divestiture of SABMiller Limited's ("SABMiller", formerly SABMiller plc) equity interest in China Resources Snow Breweries Limited        ("CR Snow") to China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited ("CRB"). The total consideration of the transaction is USD 1.6 billion, and was originally announced on 2 March 2016.


CRB has acquired SABMiller's 49% equity interest in the share capital of CR Snow and CR Snow has upon completion become a wholly owned subsidiary of CRB.


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About Anheuser-Busch InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company (Euronext: ABI) based in Leuven, Belgium, with secondary listings on the Mexico (MEXBOL: ANB) and South Africa (JSE: ANH) stock exchanges and with American Depositary Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUD). Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients. Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®; multi-country brands Beck's®, Castle®, Castle Lite®, Hoegaarden® and Leffe®; and local champions such as Aguila®, Antarctica®, Bud Light®, Brahma®, Cass®, Chernigivske®, Cristal®, Harbin®, Jupiler®, Klinskoye®, Michelob Ultra®, Modelo Especial®, Quilmes®, Victoria®, Sedrin®, Sibirskaya Korona® and Skol®. Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in          St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide. In 2015, on a combined pro forma basis, AB InBev realized        55.5 billion US dollar in revenues (excluding JVs and associates).


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