1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Welcome both old friends and new to the all new Walt Disney Secrets :-D Please take a moment to say hi

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens could be sold?

Discussion in 'Walt Disney World News & Rumors' started by MickeyMouse, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. MickeyMouse
    Offline

    MickeyMouse Administrator Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    May 31, 2008
    Messages:
    946
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Anheuser-Busch Theme Parks Are Possible Merger Casualty
    June 12, 2008: 04:43 PM EST
    SOURCE: http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/djf500/200806121643DOWJONESDJONLINE000892_FORTUNE5.htm

    NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- For years Anheuser-Busch Co.'s (BUD) theme parks have been a good venue for marketing its Budweiser beer to millions of parched customers.​

    Belgian-based InBev NV (INB.BT) announced Thursday it plans to buy Anheuser- Busch for $47 billion, creating the first global beer company. The merger would combine InBev's sales in Western Europe, Latin America and Canada with Anheuser's dominant position in the U.S. market.
    Anheuser's amusement parks, including popular SeaWorld and Busch Gardens parks, could be sold if InBev's bid is successful. In a conference call Thursday, InBev said it may sell some of Anheuser's non-core assets.
    The theme parks aren't seen as a natural fit for Anheuser. But they're profitable and possibly attractive to private-equity players or other large entertainment companies, experts say.
     

Share This Page