World’s largest beer maker raises $10 billion to pay debt

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The world’s largest beer, AB InBev said its subsidiary Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc., ABIWW, will be selling about $10 billion in debt.

AB InBev said ABIWW will the notes will be issued by ABIWW and will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by AB InBev, Brandbrew S.A., Brandbev S.à r.l., Cobrew NV, Anheuser-Busch InBev Finance Inc. and AnheuserBusch Companies, LLC. The Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of the Issuer and will rank equally with all other existing and future unsecured and unsubordinated debt obligations of the Issuer.

The notes are denominated in U.S. dollars, and both principal and interest will be paid in U.S. dollars as further described in the preliminary prospectus supplement dated 20 March 2018 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The net proceeds of the offering will be used for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of upcoming debt maturities in 2019 and 2020.