United Spirits

Analysis: Mallya’s next move

Despite owing Indian banks an estimated £1.1bn including interest, Vijay Mallya, the chairman of India's United Breweries and former head of United Spirits, is not yet on his uppers, writes Ron Emler.

Vijay Mallya arrested then bailed in London

Vijay Mallya, the former chairman of United Spirits, was arrested then bailed on security of £650,000 after appearing in court in London yesterday.

United Spirits to launch India’s first flavoured whiskey

United Spirits is preparing to launch India's first flavoured whiskey, its first new product release since Diageo acquired it in 2014.

India to prove troublesome in 2017 for drinks MNCs

A combination of increased taxation and alcohol sales restrictions – and the withdrawal of high-value notes – could make India a major headache for Diageo and Pernod Ricard in the year ahead, writes Ron Emler.

D-day set for Vijay Mallya

November 2nd, 2015

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