AB InBev, SABMiller extend takeover deadline to Nov. 11

miércoles 4 de noviembre de 2015 03:08 GYT

BRUSSELS Nov 4 (Reuters) - Brewer SABMiller Plc has extended the deadline for rival Anheuser-Busch InBev to make a formal $100 billion-plus takeover offer by a further week.

The two companies said in a joint statement on Wednesday that London's Panel on Takeovers and Mergers had granted SABMiller's request to push back the deadline to 5 p.m. (1700 GMT) on Wednesday, November 11. (Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop; editing by Robert-Jan Bartunek)