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Anheuser-Busch Inbev is engaged in the brewing of beer. Co. manages a portfolio of well over 200 brands that includes brands such as Budweiser, Stella Artois and Beck's; multi-country brands such as Leffe and Hoegaarden; and other brands such as Bud Light, Skol, Brahma, Quilmes, Michelob, Harbin, Sedrin, Klinskoye, Sibirskaya Korona, Chernigivske and Jupiler. Co. also produces and distributes soft drinks, particularly in Latin America. Co.'s operations are organized along seven business segments: North America, Mexico, Latin America North, Latin America South, Europe, Asia Pacific and Global Export & Holding Companies.
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This morning AB InBev[de] reported a mixed set of 2Q20 results. As expected, revenue and volumes are down but the 0.7% volume growth in June is very comforting for operational performance going forward. On the other hand the leverage ratio jumped back to 4.8x, as expected but still a negative. Revenue in the second quarter declined by 17.7% and volumes were down 17.1%. The combined revenue of Global Brands (Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona) declined by 16.6% and EBITDA for the quarter was US$3,414m, a drop of 34.1%. The EBITDA margin contracted by 825bp to 33.2%. At the end of June net debt...
AB InBev: Flaming June. AEGON: Expanding partnership with Santander in Spain. ArcelorMittal: Solid 2Q20 EBITDA and NFD beat. Econocom: Better net debt, supportive sales and debt guidance. H1 earnings low quality. Euronext: Another quarter another beat (6% on EBTIDA). Ontex: The King is dead, long live the King. Ordina: 2Q20 beat, strong cash flow, underlying revenue trends up despite Covid-19. Royal Dutch Shell: Underlying better? Keep an eye on quality. Telenet Group: Better EBITDA on lower sales, all guidance confirmed
ECGS notes that as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the AGM will be held as an electronic meeting only. Consequently, it will not be possible to attend the AGM in person. In general, Prosus is in compliance with the Dutch regulations relating to the organization and procedures of the AGM. Under ITEM 2 an advisory vote on the Company’s executive remuneration report is requested. ECGS notes that the total variable salary granted in the year under review, corresponding to 1062% of annual base salary, exceeds the maximum threshold under its guidelines. Accordingly, ECGS recommends to vote OPPOS...
The general meeting is convened to approve a sale of Direct Energy, Centricans North American energy supply, services and trading business, to NRG Energy for $3.625 billion in cash (equivalent to approximately £2.85 billion) on a debt free, cash free basis. We agree that the proposed cash offer is reasonable considering the current market circumstances and the group’s needs in urgent action in light of the Covid-19 impact on earnings and unbearable indebtedness. The disposal of Direct Energy will simplify the group’s structure and will allow focusing on a new strategy enabling the transition t...
Le rapport spécial des commissaires aux comptes ne comporte aucune convention, ni nouvelle, ni ancienne. L'absence de conventions au rapport spécial est, sauf opéra on non signalée aux commissaires aux comptes, le signe d'une bonne autonomie du projet de l'entreprise et d'une meilleure intégrité économique du groupe, surtout pour un groupe familial (résolution 4). Proxinvest estime que le taux d'indépendance du Conseil est très insuﬃsant (23%). Notons toutefois qu'André Delion, membre libre de conﬂits d'intérêts potentiels, assure désormais la présidence du Conseil depuis le 22 août 2019.Quan...
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