Bill Baer’s tough call: whether to challenge the AB InBev-SAB Miller deal


Bill Baer was in his first week as head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division in January 2013 when he had to decide whether to challenge Anheuser-Busch InBev’s proposed mega-deal to acquire Grupo Modelo, the maverick Mexican brewer best known for Corona. He moved quickly, and the department filed a