How AB went from the "King of Beers" to the "King of the World"
Now that the AB InBev-SAB Miller £79bn deal has officially been approved by shareholders, we found it relevant to reflect upon how AB InBev itself came into being, and what the deals means for the industry as we know it. See below for a paper Jeff wrote in 2009 covering the merger that started it all – that between Anheuser-Busch and the Belgian brewing company InBev.
How Should Your Business Approach Dividends?
Once a company comes out ahead and actually makes a profit, it is important to know exactly what to do with those profits in order for the organization to remain profitable and function smoothly. They can choose to either redirect those profits back into the company, which would be known as retained earnings, or pay them out to owners of the firm, with what are called dividends.