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ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV - Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces Final Results of Consent Solicitation

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Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces Final Results of Consent Solicitation

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
(Incorporated in the Kingdom of Belgium)
Register of Companies Number: 0417.497.106
Euronext Brussels Share Code: ABI
Mexican Stock Exchange Share Code: ANB
NYSE ADS Code: BUD
JSE Share Code: ANH
ISIN: BE0974293251
(“AB InBev” or the “Company”)


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Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces Final Results of Consent Solicitation

18 September 2019 –Anheuser-Busch InBev (“AB InBev”) (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE:
ANH) and the Existing Issuer today announces the final results of its previously announced launch of invitations to
eligible holders of each series of the Existing Issuer's Notes described below to consider and, if thought fit, approve
(i) the substitution of the Existing Issuer with Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc. (the "New Issuer"), (ii) the
consequent removal of the New Issuer as a guarantor of the Notes (all as a result of the announced divestiture by AB
InBev of its subsidiary Carlton United Breweries, which includes the Existing Issuer as a subsidiary, to Asahi Group
Holdings, Ltd) and (iii) certain consequential amendments to the terms and conditions of the Notes, all as proposed by
the Existing Issuer (the "Proposals") by means of an Extraordinary Resolution.

Notice is hereby given to the Noteholders of each series of Notes listed below of the results of the relevant Meeting
of such Noteholders convened by the Notice of Separate Meetings issued by the Existing Issuer on 3 September
2019 (Notice of Meetings) and held at the offices of Ashurst, Level 11, 5 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
on 18 September 2019 as follows:

                                  Series                                        ISIN            Result of Meeting

  A$700,000,000 3.75 per cent. Notes due 7 August 2020 guaranteed by        AU3CB0240844    Extraordinary Resolution
  Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV ("AB InBev"), Anheuser-Busch Companies,                        passed
  LLC, Anheuser-Busch InBev Finance Inc., Anheuser-Busch InBev
  Worldwide Inc., Brandbev S.à r.l., Brandbrew S.A. and Cobrew NV (Series
  1)

  A$550,000,000 3.25% Notes due 6 September 2022 guaranteed by AB           AU3CB0246650    Extraordinary   Resolution
  InBev, Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC, Anheuser-Busch InBev Finance                        passed



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  Inc., Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc., Brandbev S.à r.l., Brandbrew
  S.A. and Cobrew NV (Series 2)

  A$650,000,000 3.75% Notes due 6 September 2024 guaranteed by AB           AU3CB0246668   Extraordinary   Resolution
  InBev, Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC, Anheuser-Busch InBev Finance                       passed
  Inc., Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc., Brandbev S.à r.l., Brandbrew
  S.A. and Cobrew NV (Series 3)

  A$450,000,000 4.10% Notes due 6 September 2027 guaranteed by AB           AU3CB0246676   Extraordinary   Resolution
  InBev, Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC, Anheuser-Busch InBev Finance                       passed
  Inc., Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc., Brandbev S.à r.l., Brandbrew
  S.A. and Cobrew NV (Series 4)

  A$300,000,000 Floating Rate Notes due 6 September 2022 guaranteed         AU3FN0037891   Extraordinary   Resolution
  by AB InBev, Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC, Anheuser-Busch InBev                         passed
  Finance Inc., Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc., Brandbev S.à r.l.,
  Brandbrew S.A. and Cobrew NV (Series 5)



Subject to the satisfaction of the conditions described in the Consent Solicitation Memorandum, the Proposal will
be implemented on the Effective Date.



DISCLAIMER THE COMPLETE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE CONSENT SOLICITATION ARE SET
FORTH IN THE CONSENT SOLICITATION MEMORANDUM, AS AMENDED. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR
INFORMATION ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO BUY OR A SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER
TO SELL ANY SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION.

The distribution of this announcement and the        Consent Solicitation Memorandum, as amended, in certain
jurisdictions may be restricted by law, and persons into whose possession this announcement and/or the Consent
Solicitation Memorandum, as amended, comes are required to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such
restrictions.




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   About Anheuser-Busch InBev
   About Anheuser-Busch InBev Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company (Euronext: ABI) based in Leuven, Belgium, with
   secondary listings on the Mexico (MEXBOL: ANB) and South Africa (JSE: ANH) stock exchanges and with American Depositary
   Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUD). Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original
   social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the
   test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients. Our diverse portfolio of well over 500 beer brands includes
   global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®; multi-country brands Beck’s®, Castle®, Castle Lite®, Hoegaarden® and
   Leffe®; and local champions such as Aguila®, Antarctica®, Bud Light®, Brahma®, Cass®, Cristal®, Harbin®, Jupiler®, Michelob
   Ultra®, Modelo Especial®, Quilmes®, Victoria®, Sedrin®, and Skol®. Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning
   continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the
   Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To
   Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we
   leverage the collective strengths of approximately 175,000 employees based in nearly 50 countries worldwide. For 2018, AB InBev’s
   reported revenue was 54.6 billion USD (excluding JVs and associates).




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    ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV CONTACTS



   Media                                                 Investors

   Pablo Jimenez                                         Lauren Abbott
   Tel: +1 212 573 9289                                  Tel: +1 212 573 9287
   E-mail: pablo.jimenez@ab-inbev.com                    E-mail: lauren.abbott@ab-inbev.com

   Ingvild Van Lysebetten                                Mariusz Jamka
   Tel: +32 16 276 608                                   Tel: +32 16 276 888
   E-mail: ingvild.vanlysebetten@ab-inbev.com            E-mail: mariusz.jamka@ab-inbev.com

   Fallon Buckelew                                       Jency John
   Tel: +1 310 592 6319                                  Tel: +1 646 746 9673
   E-mail: fallon.buckelew@ab-inbev.com                  E-mail: jency.john@ab-inbev.com

                                                         Fixed Income Investors

                                                         Gabriel Ventura
                                                         Tel: +1 212 478 7031
                                                         E-mail: gabriel.ventura@ab-inbev.com

                                                         Suma Prasad
                                                         Tel: +1 212 503 2887
                                                         E-mail: suma.prasad@ab-inbev.com



 18 September 2019
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