Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) – Company Information

Anheuser-Busch InBev, abbreviated as AB InBev, is a Belgian-Brazilian beverage company, with headquarters in Leuven, Belgium, and Sao Paolo, Brazil.

It is currently the world’s leading brewer and one of the top five consumer products companies, with a portfolio of over 200 beer brands and a total of more than 150,000 employees across 25 countries worldwide.

The company boasts a 25 percent global market share.

Some of its most well known brands include: Stella Artois®, Budweiser®, Bud Light®, Beck’s®, Corona®, Skol®, Modelo Especial®, Victoria®, Michelob Ultra®, Harbin®, Sedrin®, Klinskoye®, Sibirskaya Korona®, Chernigivske®, Cass®, and Jupiler®.

The company was created on 18 November, 2008, following the merger of InBev and Anheuser-Busch.

Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company on Euronext, with American Depositary Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange. It has operations in: North America, Mexico, Latin America North, Latin America South, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

The company “strives to be the Best Beer Company in a Better World.”


  • ABInBev logoCEO: Carlos Brito
  • Chairman: Kees J. Storm
  • Industry: Beverages
  • Type: Public
  • Listed on Euronext and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
  • Euronext stock symbol: ABI
  • NYSE stock symbol: BUD
  • Revenue: $47.063 billion USD (2014)
  • Net income: $11,302 million USD (2014)
  • Earnings per share: $5.64 USD (2014)
  • Founded: 2008 (merger)
  • Headquarters: Brouwerijplein 1, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
  • Employees: 154,029 (2014)
  • Website:
  • Investor relations contact number: +1 212 573 4365
  • Investor relations email: [email protected]

Anheuser-Busch InBev Financial Results, Years Ended December 31

Operating data (in $ millions) 2014 2013
Revenue $47,063 $43,195
Cost of sales $(18,756) $(17,594)
Gross profit $28,307 $25,601
Distribution expenses $(4,558) $(4,061)
Sales and marketing expenses $(7,036) $(5,958)
Administrative expenses $(2,791) $(2,539)
Other operating income $1,386 $1,160
Profit from operations $15,111 $20,443
Net finance cost $(1,319) $(2,203)
Profit before tax $13,801 $18,534
Profit $11,302 $16,518
Balance sheet data (in $ millions)
Total assets $142,550 $141,666
Total liabilities $88,293 $86,358
Total equity $54,257 $55,308
Common share data (in $)
Basic earnings per share $5.64 $8.90
Diluted earnings per share $5.54 $8.72
Cash flow data (in $ millions)
Cash flow from operating activities $14,144 $13,864
Cash flow from investing activities $(11,152) $(10,281)
Cash flow from financing activities $(3,855) $341
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year $9,833 $7,051
Cash and cash equivalents at end of year $8,316 $9,833

Source: “Anheuser-Busch InBev Form 20-F 2014”

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