The Competition Commission has recommended that the Competition Tribunal approve the merger between Anheuser-Busch Inbev and SABMiller.
It does, however, suggest a number of conditions.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Tembinkosi Bonakele, Commissioner of the Competition Commission, and Stuart Thompson, Founding Brewer of Loxton Lager and former Investment Analyst.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
It’s all systems go! But we do have some conditions.— Tembinkosi Bonakele, Commissioner of the Competition Commission
They’ve agreed to our conditions.— Tembinkosi Bonakele, Commissioner of the Competition Commission
AB Inbev will not retrench any employee ever as a result of this merger.— Tembinkosi Bonakele, Commissioner of the Competition Commission
Employee numbers should increase.— Tembinkosi Bonakele, Commissioner of the Competition Commission
They can threaten and squeeze us. However, we can actually increase the market for them!— Stuart Thompson, Loxton Lager
Our egos are a little bit bigger than our market share.— Stuart Thompson, Loxton Lager
Our competition comes more from the premium wine fraternity.— Stuart Thompson, Loxton Lager
Their scale gives them enormous efficiency.— Stuart Thompson, Loxton Lager
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