Grey Eagle Completes Illinois Distributing Purchase

Grey Eagle Distributors, the Anheuser-Busch wholesaler for St. Louis County, has completed the purchase of Illinois Distributing Company, an Anheuser-Busch wholesaler based in Belleville, Ill. The acquisition includes Illinois Distributing's assets and sales territory which includes most of St. Clair County, Monroe County, Collinsville and Granite City. Grey Eagle will begin selling beer to retailers in the new territory today. Illinois Distributing sold approximately 2.6 million cases of beer annually.