Editorial: A question of class

Author: Amélie Labbé | Published: 26 Sep 2016

Anheuser-Busch InBev landmark £79 billion takeover of UK rival SAB Miller could face some interesting times ahead, after the UK High Court ruled that two of the target's main shareholders had to be classed separately when voting on a scheme.

Corporates Altria and Bevco, which hold a combined 40% holding in SAB, agreed to vote in favour of a cash and share acquisition. Their majority position could prevent other shareholders from having their say on...