Anheuser-Busch InBev: World’s Largest Brewer
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. The company has around 155,000 employees worldwide with annual revenue of $47 billion in 2014. AB InBev was formed through successive mergers of three international brewing companies: Interbrew from Belgium, AmBev from Brazil, and Anheuser-Busch from the United States. AB InBev has a 25 percent share of the global market and is the world’s largest brewer.
The company has 16 brands that individually generate over $1 billion annually in revenue, coming out of its portfolio of over 200 brands. Among the global brands in the portfolio include Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois, international brands Beck’s, Hoegaarden and Leffe and local brands like Bud Light, Skol, Brahma, Antarctica, Quilmes, Victoria, Modelo Especial, Michelob Ultra, Harbin, Sedrin, Klinskoye, Sibirskaya Korona, Chernigivske and Jupiler.
After the integration of Saint Louis, Missouri-based Anheuser-Busch in 2008, the company began reporting its financial results in US dollars.
AB InBev has a primary listing on Euronext Brussels and is a constituent of the Euro Stoxx 50 index. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.