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Anheuser-Busch Inbev: Brussels, 19 April 2016

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

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.

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF THAT JURISDICTION.

UPDATE ON ONGOING PROGRESS WITH ASAHIS OFFER TO

ACQUIRE PART OF SABMILLERS EUROPEAN BUSINESS

Following its announcement on 10 February 2016 (Anheuser- Busch InBev Receives a Binding Offer from Asahi to Acquire Part of SABMillers European Business), Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (AB InBev) (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ABI) (JSE: ANB) is pleased to confirm that it has accepted the binding offer from Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. (Asahi) to acquire certain of SABMiller plcs (SABMillers) European premium brands and their related businesses (excluding certain US rights), following completion of the relevant employee information and consultation processes applicable to the sale of these brands and businesses.

The acquisition by Asahi of these premium brands and related businesses (comprised of the Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime brand families and related businesses in Italy, the Netherlands, the UK and internationally (the Business)) is conditional on the successful closing of the recommended acquisition of SABMiller by AB InBev as announced on 11 November 2015, which itself contains certain regulatory pre-conditions and conditions, and the approval by the European Commission of Asahi as a purchaser of the Business.

CONTACTS

Media

Investors

Marianne Amssoms

Tel: +1-212-573-9281

E-mail:

marianne.amssoms@ab-inbev.com

Graham Staley

Tel: +1-212-573-4365

graham.staley@ab-inbev.com

Karen Couck

Tel: +1-212-573-9283

karen.couck@ab-inbev.com

Kathleen Van Boxelaer

Tel: +32-16-27-68-23

kathleen.vanboxelaer@ab-inbev.com

Heiko Vulsieck

Tel: +32-16-27-68-88

heiko.vulsieck@ab-inbev.com

Lauren Abbott

Tel: +1-212-573-9287

lauren.abbott@ab-inbev.com

PRESS RELEASE

About Anheuser-Busch InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company (Euronext: ABI) based in Leuven, Belgium, with secondary listings on the Mexican (MEXBOL: ABI) and Johannesburg (JSE: ANB) stock exchanges and with American Depositary Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUD). It is the leading global brewer by volume and one of the worlds top five consumer products companies. The company has a portfolio of well over 200 beer brands and it aims to continue to forge strong connections with consumers. This includes global brands Budweiser

, Corona

and Stella Artois

; international brands Becks

, Leffe

and Hoegaarden

; and local champions Bud Light

, Skol

, Brahma

, Antarctica

, Quilmes

, Victoria

, Modelo Especial

, Michelob Ultra

, Harbin

, Sedrin

, Klinskoye

, Sibirskaya Korona

, Chernigivske

, Cass

and Jupiler

. Anheuser-Busch InBevs brewing heritage and quality is rooted in brewing traditions of more than 600 years and the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium, as well as the Anheuser & Co brewery, with origins in St. Louis, USA since 1852. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, Anheuser-Busch InBev leverages the collective strengths of more than 150,000 employees based in 26 countries worldwide. In 2015, Anheuser-Busch InBev realized 43.6 billion USD revenue. The company strives to be the Best Beer Company Bringing People Together For a Better World.

Lazard is acting as financial advisor to AB InBev and for no one else in connection with the matters described in this announcement and is not, and will not be, responsible to anyone other than AB InBev for providing the protections afforded to clients of Lazard, or for providing advice in connection with the matters described in this announcement. For these purposes Lazard means Lazard Frères & Co. LLC and Lazard & Co., Limited. Lazard & Co., Limited is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority. Neither Lazard nor any of its affiliates owes or accepts any duty, liability or responsibility whatsoever (whether direct or indirect, whether in contract, in tort, under statute or otherwise) to any person who is not a client of Lazard in connection with this announcement or the matters described in this announcement.

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