Outstanding Shares & Subscription Rights

Information as at 11 October 2016:

  • Total outstanding capital: 1,238,608,344.12 €

  • Total number of outstanding shares: 2,019,241,973

  • Total number of outstanding ordinary shares: 1,693,242,156

  • Total number of outstanding restricted shares: 325,999,817

  • Total number of outstanding subscription rights (each right entitles the holder to subscribe to one new ordinary share): 0

Shareholder Structure


Representatives of the Main Shareholders

  1. Shareholders’ structure as at 11 October 2016 based on information provided to Anheuser-Busch InBev by those shareholders who are compelled to disclose their shareholdings pursuant to the Belgian law of 2 May 2007 on the notification of significant shareholdings and the Articles of Association of the Company or based on information included in public filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

  2. Holding percentages are calculated on the basis of the total number of shares in issue, excluding treasury shares (1,933,701,581).

  3. As at 11 October 2016  there were 2,019,241,973 shares in issue :

    1. 1,693,242,156  shares are ordinary shares and admitted to trading on Euronext Brussels (including 85,540,392 ordinary shares held in treasury by AB InBev and certain of its subsidiaries).

    2. 325,999,817 shares are restricted shares which are unlisted, not admitted to trading on any stock exchange, not capable of being deposited in an American Depositary Receipt program and are subject to, among other things, restrictions on transfer until converted into AB InBev ordinary shares, subject to certain limited exceptions. The restricted shares will be convertible at the election of the holder into AB InBev ordinary shares on a one-for-one basis with effect from 10 October 2021. The restricted shares rank equally with AB InBev ordinary shares as regards dividends and voting rights.

  4. Altria holds 56.8 %  of the restricted shares representing 9.57 % of the total number of AB InBev shares excluding treasury shares as at 11 October 2016

  5. Bevco holds 29.7 %  of the restricted shares representing 5.01 % of the total number of AB InBev shares excluding treasury shares as at 11 October 2016

  6. A Shareholders Agreement between EPS, EPS Participations, BRC and Stichting Anheuser-Busch InBev provides for equal voting and control rights of BRC and EPS over Stichting Anheuser-Busch InBev and, indirectly, over Anheuser-Busch InBev shares held by it.

  7. The Stichting Anheuser-Busch InBev, BRC, EPS, EPS Participations, Rayvax, Sébastien Holding,  Fonds Baillet Latour and Fonds Voorzitter Verhelst act in concert within the meaning of article 3, 13° of the Belgian Law of 2 May 2007 on the notification of significant shareholdings. MHT Benefit Holding Company and LTS Trading Company act in concert with the aforementioned entities within the meaning of article 3, §2 of the Belgian Law of 1 April 2007 on public take-over bids.


Disclosure of Shareholdings

In addition to the notification thresholds required and set out by the Law of 2 May 2007, the notification obligation also applies as soon as the amount of held securities giving voting right exceeds or falls down the 3% threshold.

Notifications according to 2 May 2007 Law
Notifications made by shareholders according to the Law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of shareholdings in listed companies:

  1. Notification Bevco Sàrl 18 January 2017 English | Press Release

  2. Notification Stichting Anheuser-Busch InBev 19 October 2016 French | Press Release

  3. Notification Bevco Sàrl 19 October 2016 English | Press Release

  4. Notification Altria Group Altria Group Inc. 19 October 2016 English | Press Release

  5. Notifications BlackRock Inc. 17 and 25 February 2014 English (246 KB) / English (313 KB) /Press Release

  6. Notification BlackRock Inc. 3 February 2014 English (262 KB) / Press Release

  7. Notification BlackRock Inc. 23 January 2014 English (236 KB) / Press Release

  8. Notification BlackRock Inc. 21 January 2014 English (250 KB) / Press Release

  9. Notification Anheuser-Busch InBev Controlling Shareholders 15 January 2014 English (7.300 KB) /Press Release

  10.   Notification Anheuser-Busch InBev Controlling Shareholders 20 December 2013 English (689 KB) /Press Release

  11.   Notifications BlackRock Inc. 28 and 31 October 2013 English (220 KB) /  English (348 KB) /Press Release

  12.   Notification BlackRock Inc. 26 June 2013 English (252 KB) / Press Release

  13.   Notification BlackRock Inc. 03 May 2013 English (330 KB) / Press Release

  14.   Notification BlackRock, Inc. 04 March 2013 English (322 KB) / Press Release

  15.   Notification Capital Research and Management Company 03 February 201 English (120 KB) /Press Release

Notifications according to 1 April 2007 Law
Notifications made by shareholders according to article 74 of the Law of 1 April 2007 on public take over bids:

  1. Update of August 29, 2016

  2. Update of August 26, 2015

  3. Update of August 28, 2014

  4. Update of August 28, 2013

  5. Update of August 29, 2012, Erratum of September 6th, 2012