- Japan's Nippon Steel Corporation announced Monday the acquisition of Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel.
- United States Steel joins several other iconic American companies that have been acquired by foreign owners .
- Anheuser-Busch, Chrysler and Firestone are some examples of companies that have been acquired by non-US companies.
Its name may refer to the United States of America, but U.S. Steel (X) should be owned by a non-American company.
Japan's largest steelmaker announced it was buying the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker for $14.9 billion. U.S. Steel is set to join several other iconic American companies that have been acquired by foreign owners.
Here are four seemingly all-companies American companies bought by foreign companies.
In 2008, Belgian multinational beverage and brewery company InBev acquired St. Louis-based Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch, creating AB InBev (BUD).
The merger created the One of the five largest consumer products companies in the world that produces some of the best-selling beers in the United States.
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