ABInBev shareholders approve deal to buy SABMiller

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  • Beer flows from a bottle of Stella Artois into a glass in this picture illustration taken in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina November 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

    Beer flows from a bottle of Stella Artois into a glass in this picture illustration taken in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina November 5, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

  • The logo of Anheuser-Busch InBev is pictured outside the brewer's headquarters in Leuven, Belgium February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

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Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Wednesday that its shareholders approved its $100-billion-plus takeover of rival brewer SABMiller .

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SABMiller shareholders will vote on Wednesday on whether to accept AB InBev's 45 pound-per-share offer for the world's second-largest brewer, as well as an alternative partly composed of AB InBev shares.

(Reporting by Vidya L Nathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Adrian Croft)