July 11, 2008: Anheuser-Busch Cos. has opened talks to sell itself to the Belgian brewer InBev in a friendly deal, according to news reports.
Citing people briefed on the matter said Thursday night, the New York Times said InBev had indicated that it would be willing to pay more than the $65 a share it had originally offered for the St. Louis-based brewer. People briefed on the deal cautioned that the talks might still break down. The article did not name the Times' sources or their affiliation to either InBev or Anheuser-Busch.
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