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Wassup?! Better growth, hopes Budweiser APAC as it preps HK IPO return

AB InBev is ready to bring its Asian business back to Hong Kong for a public listing after a failed attempt in July. There are promising signs that the company can come up with a better result this time.

Anheuser-Busch InBev still has hopes of putting its Asian business up for an initial public offering in Hong Kong, two months after it withdrew a $9.8 billion deal citing unfavourable market conditions, the Belgian brewing giant said on Thursday.

Although it hasn't specified when it will relaunch the deal and said it could give no assurance that the transaction will be completed, Budweiser APAC, AB InBev’s Asian arm, has all the same filed an updated preliminary prospectus on the Hong Kong stock exchange. 

AB InBev's plan to bring back its Asian business for a partial sale comes at an...

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