A look at companies behind Budweiser name battle

Key facts on the 2 companies jostling over exclusive rights to the Budweiser brand name

Associated Press

CESKE BUDEJOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) -- The key facts on the two companies involved in a century-old dispute over the exclusive use of the Budweiser brand name.

Name AB InBev Budejovicky Budvar
Based St. Louis (Anheuser-Busch unit)Leuven, Belgium (parent company) Ceske Budejovice
Founded 1876 (Anheuser-Busch unit) 1895
Volumes brewed 349.8 million hectoliters (73.9 billion pints) 1.32 million hectoliters (279 million pints)
Revenue in 2011 $39 billion $101 million
Countries sold 80 60
Key markets U.S., Canada, China, Britain Czech Republic, Germany

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