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The enclosed information constitutes regulated information as defined in the Belgian Royal Decree of
14 November 2007 regarding the duties of issuers of financial instruments which have been admitted for trading
on a regulated market.
Panel confirms Anheuser-Busch InBev position in Arbitration
with Grupo Modelo
An arbitration panel issued a decision finding that the combination of Anheuser-Busch and InBev did not violate the
investment agreement between entities of Anheuser-Busch and Grupo Modelo.
The Panel awarded no damages or other remedies.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is grateful to the Panel for clarifying that there has been no breach of the investment
agreement and looks forward to continuing its successful business relationship with Grupo Modelo.
About Anheuser-Busch InBev
Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company (Euronext: ABI) based in Leuven, Belgium, with an American Depository Receipt
secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUD). It is the leading global brewer and one of the world’s top five consumer
products companies. A true consumer-centric, sales driven organization, Anheuser-Busch InBev manages a portfolio of well over 200 beer
brands that includes global flagship brands Budweiser, Stella Artois and Beck’s, fast growing multi-country brands like Leffe and Hoegaarden,
and strong “local champions” such as Bud Light, Skol, Brahma, Quilmes, Michelob, Harbin, Sedrin, Klinskoye, Sibirskaya Korona,
Chernigivske, and Jupiler, among others. In addition, the company owns a 50 percent equity interest in the operating subsidiary of Grupo
Modelo, Mexico’s leading brewer and owner of the global Corona brand. Anheuser-Busch InBev’s dedication to heritage and quality is rooted
in brewing traditions that originate from the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium, dating back to 1366 and the pioneering spirit of the
Anheuser-Busch brewery, which traces its origins back to 1852 in St. Louis, USA. Geographically di