Missouri Minute: A-B InBev deal closes; EyeVerify celebrates global growth potential

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

EyeVerify celebrates global growth potential, vows to stay in Kansas City

EyeVerify, acquired last month by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. subsidiary Ant Financial, said Monday it’s focused on growing its Kansas City headquarters. The startup employs about 40 people, and Ant Financial wants to grow its customer base from 450 million users to 2 billion in the next 10 years. Read more

A-B InBev finalizes acquisition of SABMiller

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, closed Monday on its more than $100 billion acquisition of rival SABMiller. Read more

More outside money expected in Missouri for Senate hopefuls Blunt, Kander

In the wake of Sunday’s presidential debate, political activists in both parties privately say they expect more outside money to be spent in Missouri soon on behalf of the contenders for the state’s U.S. Senate seat, Republican Sen. Roy Blunt and his Democratic rival, Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander. Read more

Enterprise Financial acquiring Jefferson County Bancshares

Enterprise Financial Services Corp. is acquiring Jefferson County Bancshares Inc., and its Eagle Bank and Trust Co. subsidiary, in a deal valued at $130.6 million. Read more

Schnucks completes layoffs at Bridgeton warehouse

Schnuck Markets Inc. completed the layoffs of union employees at its warehouse in Bridgeton Sunday night. Read more

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