Does SABMiller plc & Diageo plc Merger Speculation Mark The Top of the Market?

Analysts are falling over themselves to predict which behemoth brewers might be merged in a final wave of consolidation in the sector, with Diageo (LSE: DGE) and SABMiller (LSE: SAB). But one Motley Fool analyst warns that previous episodes of mega-mergers did not end well for investors.

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Owain Bennallack has no position in any shares mentioned. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.