CVC’s bid for Anheuser-Busch InBev’s central and eastern European assets is in the final stages of due diligence, according to a banker working on the financing. After this is completed, which will take about a week, CVC will submit a final bid.
"I think they will reach an agreement," said the banker in London. "It will probably go ahead."
About 12 banks, including ING, JPMorgan, Société Générale and Unicredit, are said to be in talks with CVC, targeting about Eu650m-Eu750m of senior debt.
A structure with five year, six year and