Constellation believes new agreement addresses concerns raised by DOJ in lawsuit Constellation says it has fully committed bridge financing in place to complete these acquisition activities. Says expects to invest approximately $400M over three years to expand Piedras Negras facility. Says intends to deploy free cash flow to pay down debt with an intent to get below 4x EBITDA leverage ratio within two to three years of the transaction close. Comments made on the Constellation Brands (STZ), Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) conference call discussing the revised agreement for complete Ddivestiture of the U.S. Business of Grupo Modelo.
AB InBev announces $1B share buyback program The board has approved a share buyback program for an amount of $1B, which will be conducted during the course of this year. The company's current intention is to use the shares acquired to fulfill its various share delivery commitments under the stock ownership plan. The program will be executed under the powers granted at the General Meeting of Shareholders on April 30.
JPMorgan to hold a conference Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference is being held in Miami Beach, FL on February 23-25 with webcasted company presentations to begin on February 24 at 7:40 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link