This publication analyzes three individual corporate finance-related research topics on mergers and acquisitions in the global brewing industry. The first two studies investigate the short and long-term share price reactions of acquirer and rival companies. The third study assesses the immediate impact of mergers and acquisitions on systematic risk. Overall, the study contains a variety of empirical findings that are novel to existing corporate finance research. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the capital market implications of mergers and acquisitions in the sector and determinant drivers.