1. summarize the news first and then write several knowledge points that related to the PPT.
2. On November 11, 2015, ABI-Inbev agreed to acquire SABMiller in a transaction valued at $107 billion. Search the Internet for more information about this merger e.g. this NY Times article (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and answer the following questions in a single Word document.
a. Why do you think ABI-Inbev proposed to acquire SABMiller? What benefit is expected from the acquisition?
b. Why would ABI-Inbev agree to sell certain assets/brands to other firms e.g their 59 percent stake in MillerCoors? What other challenges does the firm have in this merger deal?
c. How will the merger affect the U.S. beer industry? How should competitors e.g. Molson Coors respond?
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/business/dealbo…(link of the NY Times)
3. Watch the video “The Winner’s Curse” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., research additional materials e.g. Wikipedia or Investopedia, and answer the following questions. You are encouraged to comment on others’ answers.
a. What is the winner’s curse? How does it apply in the context of mergers and acquisition?
b. What factors contribute to the winner’s curse?
c. How does a firm reduce the risk of the winner’s curse when using the merger and acquisition strategy?