Morning Minutes: Pulaski Bank sold, Consumers sue A-B InBev, SABMiller

Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Wikimedia Commons, MU Athletics, and Pulaski Bank
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Wikimedia Commons, MU Athletics, and Pulaski Bank

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

Pulaski Bank sold

St. Louis-based Pulaski Bank, founded in 1922, will be acquired by First Busey Corp. of Champaign, Illinois for an estimated $211 million. Read more


Consumers sue A-B InBev, SABMiller to block sale

A group of Oregon consumers is suing Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, seeking to block the pending $108 billion merger of the world’s largest brewers. Read more


MU names defensive coordinator Barry Odom football team’s new head coach

Barry Odom, a former University of Missouri football player and assistant coach who just completed his first season as the Tigers’ defensive coordinator, will succeed Gary Pinkel as the team’s head coach, the MU athletics department announced in a news release. Read more


200 distribution center jobs announced for Olathe

S&S Activewear, a wholesaler of promotional apparel, plans to open a distribution center and create 200 jobs in Olathe. Read more


Congress revives Ex-Im Bank

Congress has revived the federal Export-Import Bank five months after allowing it to expire, handing a victory to business groups and a defeat to tea party conservatives and the billionaire GOP donor Koch Brothers. Read more


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