AB InBev, KKR in talks over $4.5B Oriental Brewery deal, Reuters says

January 17, 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) and KKR (KKR) are in advanced talks to purchase South Korea's Oriental Brewery from private equity owners KKR (KKR) and Affinity Equity Partners for more than $4.5B, according to Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter. The companies aim to finalize the deal before the end of the month.