In the second round of the fight for East European brewer SABMiller brands there were five bidders, according to Marketwatch, citing informed sources.
According to a source, reports the RNS, the applicants - Japanese Asahi Group, Czech PPF Group (now registered in the Netherlands), China China Resources and Zurich Jacobs Holding (it supports PSP Investments Canadian pension fund).
Also, a joint proposal put forward investment firms Bain Capital and Advent International.
In the first round, at least 10 applicants took part, including investment firms CVC Capital Partners and KKR.
Each group of bidders for the assets offers much more € 5 billion, indicating the source.
Sale of Anheuser-Busch InBev SABMiller assets in Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland - a condition that allowed her to receive the European Commission agreed to acquire the company.
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