Coming Battle For Control Of Anheuser-Busch Could Include Warren Buffett

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A bitter battle for control of Anheuser-Busch appears to be looming after the brewer, one of the nation's most prominent family-run companies, formally became the target of a $46.4 billion unsolicited takeover offer from InBev of Belgium on Wednesday.

A deal, if reached, would combine Anheuser-Busch's best-selling Budweiser and Bud Light brands with InBev's Stella Artois, Beck's and Bass and would create the world's largest brewer, with distribution channels around the globe.

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