Who wants to buy the Saint Louis Brewery?

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Just two years after Anheuser-Busch was sold to InBev, the Saint Louis Brewery — where Schlafly is made; it’s now the oldest locally owned brewery in the city — might be for sale.

The St. Louis Business Journal broke the story Friday that co-founders Tom Schlafly and Dan Kopman had begun talking to senior staff about the possibility of an employee group purchasing the company.

Schlafly is looking to sell his share to employees or a local ownership group in order to ensure that the brewery remains in St. Louis. Here’s what he told the Business Journal

“My preference would be to sell most of my shares to an employee-based group at whatever the fair market price is,” said Schlafly, 61. “I don’t want to take the highest bidder from a Cayman Islands venture fund.

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