3 December 2001
Further to the announcement released on 28 November 2001, Interbrew S.A.
confirms that it does not currently intend to make an offer for South African
However, it has agreed with the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers in consultation
with South African Breweries plc, that in the unusual circumstances of this
situation it will not be bound by the six month time restriction under Rule 2.8
of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
Corneel Maes, Spokesman Patrick Verelst/ Investor Relations
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