Anheuser-Busch InBev to Redeem USD 1 Billion Notes Due 2020
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
(Incorporated in the Kingdom of Belgium)
Register of Companies Number: 0417.497.106
Euronext Brussels Share Code: ABI
Mexican Stock Exchange Share Code: ANB
NYSE ADS Code: BUD
JSE Share Code: ANH
(“AB InBev” or the “Company”)
Anheuser-Busch InBev to Redeem
USD 1 Billion Notes Due 2020
Brussels, 7 May 2018 -- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (“AB InBev”) (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD)
(MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Anheuser-Busch InBev
Worldwide Inc. (“ABIWW” or the “Issuer”) is exercising its option to redeem in full the entire outstanding
principal amount of the following series of notes on 6 June 2018 (the “Redemption Date”):
Aggregate Title of Series of
Principal Amount Notes CUSIP Nos.
5.00% Notes due
USD 1,000,000,000 U03597AN8 /
2020 (the “Notes”)
The Notes will be redeemed in full on the Redemption Date at a make-whole redemption price equal to
the greater of (i) 100% of the principal amount of the Notes; and (ii) as determined by the Independent
Investment Banker, the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and
interest on the Notes (not including any portion of such payments of interest accrued to the Redemption
Date) discounted to the Redemption Date on a semiannual basis (assuming a 360-day year consisting of
twelve 30-day months) at the Treasury Rate plus 20 basis points (in each case, the “Redemption Price”);
plus, in each case, accrued and unpaid interest on the principal amount of the Notes to be redeemed to
(but excluding) the Redemption Date. The Treasury Rate will be calculated on the third Business Day
preceding the Redemption Date. Such redemption is pursuant to the terms of the Indenture, dated as of
16 October 2009, by and among ABIWW, AB InBev, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and The
Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee (the “October 2009 Indenture”), the Ninth
Supplemental Indenture thereto, dated as of 29 March 2010 (the “Ninth Supplemental Indenture”), and
the terms of the Notes.
Capitalized terms used but not defined have the meanings assigned to such terms in the October 2009
Indenture, the Ninth Supplemental Indenture and the terms of the Notes, as applicable.
On the Redemption Date, (i) the Notes will no longer be deemed outstanding, (ii) the Redemption Price
will become due and payable on the Notes and, (iii) unless the Company defaults in making payment of
the Redemption Price, interest on the Notes called for redemption shall cease to accrue on and after the
The trustee is transmitting to registered holders of the Notes ABIWW’s notices of redemption containing
information required by October 2009 Indenture, the Ninth Supplemental Indenture and the terms of the
Notes, as applicable. For the redemption price of the notes, please contact Kerry Mcfarland at BNY
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities
nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any
such state or other jurisdiction.
English, Dutch and French versions of this press release will be available on www.ab-inbev.com.
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV CONTACTS
Marianne Amssoms Henry Rudd
Tel: +1-212-573-9281 Tel: +1-212-503-2890
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Ingvild Van Lysebetten Mariusz Jamka
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E-mail: Ingvild.vanLysebetten@ab-inbev.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aimee Baxter Lauren Abbott
Tel: +1.646.628.0393 Tel: +1-212-573-9287
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Fixed Income Investors
8 May 2018
Sponsor: Deutsche Securities SA Proprietary Limited
This release contains “forward-looking statements”. These statements are based on the current expectations and views of future
events and developments of the management of AB InBev and are naturally subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances.
The forward-looking statements contained in this release include, among other things, statements relating to AB InBev’s business
combination with ABI SAB Group Holding Limited and other statements other than historical facts. Forward-looking statements include
statements typically containing words such as “will”, “may”, “should”, “believe”, “intends”, “expects”, “anticipates”, “targets”, “estimates”,
“likely”, “foresees” and words of similar import. All statements other than statements of historical facts are forward-looking statements.
You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect the current views of the management of AB
InBev, are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties about AB InBev and are dependent on many factors, some of which are outside
of AB InBev’s control. There are important factors, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to be materially
different, including the ability to realize synergies from the business combination with ABI SAB Group Holding Limited, the risks and
uncertainties relating to AB InBev described under Item 3.D of AB InBev’s Annual Report on Form 20-F (“Form 20-F”) filed with the
SEC on 19 March 2018. Other unknown or unpredictable factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the
The forward-looking statements should be read in conjunction with the other cautionary statements that are included elsewhere,
including AB InBev’s most recent Form 20-F, other reports furnished on Form 6-K, and any other documents that AB InBev has made
public. Any forward-looking statements made in this communication are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements and
there can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated by AB InBev will be realized or, even if substantially
realized, that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, AB InBev or its business or operations. Except as required
by law, AB InBev undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.
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 500 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 nearly 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide.
For 2017, AB InBev’s reported revenue was 56.4 billion USD (excluding JVs and associates).
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