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AB InBev Sets Euro-Bond Sale Record to Fund SABMiller Takeover

  • Brewer sells 13.25 billion euros of notes to aid acquisition
  • Six-part issue follows $46 billion debt sale in January
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Anheuser-Busch InBev NV sold a record amount of corporate bonds in euros to raise funds for the takeover of SABMiller Plc.

The world’s biggest brewer issued 13.25 billion euros ($15 billion) of notes in six parts, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The deal follows a $46 billion bond sale in January, which was also to back the $110 billion SABMiller purchase.