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A source said that A-B InBev is "talking to banks about financing" a potential $122B deal to buy rival SABMiller. The source said that A-B InBev "isn't in active discussions" with SABMiller, but rather is "waiting to line up its financing before making a formal approach." This comes "on the heels of...
Sara Lee''s Champion brand is one of the largest corporate Olympic sponsors and the largest merchandise licensee of the ''96 Games, and at this week''s NSGA annual trade show, Champion will debut thei
The IOC is about to begin its major campaign to prevent ambush marketing from "plaguing" its sponsors, while at the same time beginning talks with the U.N. about a global Olympic truce, according to J
Wednesday marks one year before the Opening Ceremonies of the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta. Media around the country are taking this opportunity to examine Atlanta and its preparations before the G
With only eight days until opening events, the ''95 Olympic Festival in Denver is facing a rough financial situation where "bills are barely getting paid and corporate sponsors (are) slow to pay their
According to an economic study by the Univ. of Georgia, the ''96 Games will have created 80,000 jobs and will contribute $5B to GA''s economy. The study looks at economic impact between ''91 and ''97
On Thursday, the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic games announced the signing of Nissan Motor Corp. USA as an official sponsor of the ''96 Summer Games. Nissan USA has committed to fund training and
ACOG President & CEO Billy Payne is interviewed in today''s WALL STREET JOURNAL. On construction schedules and finances: "We''re going to raise the amount of money -- $1.6B -- we said we would raise f
Under the header "Want to be Olympic sponsor for 2002? Prepare to pay mega bucks," John Keahey of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE writes that "it is not likely many Utah-based businesses will become full-fledge
ACOG President Billy Payne told the largest gathering of international media to date that ACOG remains "on time and on budget in our preparations for the Games," according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION.
ACOG is facing increasing international pressure to review, and possibly terminate, Borg-Warner''s sponsorship of the ''96 Games. The dispute stems form an organizing campaign by the Teamsters union a