Summary: The amazing true story behind the siege of America's favorite beer company How did InBev, a Belgian company controlled by Brazilians, take over one of America's most beloved brands after barely a whimper of a fight? Timing, and some unexpected help from powerful members of the Busch dynasty, the very family that had run the company for more than a century. In Dethroning the King, the award-winning financial journalist who led coverage of the takeover for the Financia ...show morel Times details how the drama that unfolded at Anheuser-Busch in 2008 went largely unreported as the world tumbled into a global economic crisis second only to the Great Depression. Today, as the dust settles, questions are being asked about how the ''King of Beers'' was so easily captured by a foreign corporation, and whether the company's fall mirrors America's dwindling financial and political dominance.
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