Asahi Group Holdings - Carlton & United Breweries (owned by Anheuser Busch InBev SA/NV)


  • Asahi Group Holdings


  • Carlton & United Breweries (owned by Anheuser Busch InBev SA/NV)


Asahi proposes to acquire Carlton & United Breweries (CUB).

Asahi and CUB both supply a range of beer, cider and spirits products.

Market inquiries

Submissions are invited from interested parties regarding the proposed acquisition of CUB by Asahi by 6 September 2019.

Submissions should be forwarded electronically (preferably in PDF format) to with the title: “Submission re: Asahi/CUB - attention Asa Tan / Stella Leung." Alternatively submissions may be mailed to the Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131 Canberra ACT 2601. 

Following 6 September 2019, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Asa Tan or Stella Leung at

For more details please refer to the Market Inquiries letter below.

ACCC correspondence

Document title Date


23/08/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
06/09/2019Closing date for submissions from interested parties.
31/10/2019Provisional date for announcement of ACCC’s findings (as outlined in the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines, this may be a final decision or release of a Statement of Issues).

Project staff

  • Asa Tan
  • Stella Leung

Contact email