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Thursday 21 August 2014

Whyte & Mackay

Emperador may borrow £129 million for W&M takeover

Emperador, the alcoholic drinks division of Alliance Global Group, is looking to borrow around £129 million to help finance the acquisition of Scotch maker Whyte & Mackay.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

2014: A year of big budget takeovers

The drinks business predicted at the turn of the year that 2014 would see notable takeover activity and deal making in the sector, and so it has proved.

Monday, May 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Emperador buys Whyte & Mackay for £430m

United Spirits has confirmed the sale of its Whyte & Mackay Scotch whisky arm to the Philippines-based drinks manufacturer, Emperador.

Friday, May 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo bids £1bn for control of United Spirits

Ivan Menezes, Diageo’s new chief executive, has bid £1.13bn for control of India’s United Spirits, the sub-continent’s dominant spirits group.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Whyte & Mackay for sale at expected £450m

India’s United Spirits has hired a trio of banks to oversee the sale of its Scotch whisky company Whyte & Mackay, which is expected to fetch up to £450m.

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Suntory denies Whyte & Mackay takeover

Suntory has confirmed it has “no plans to acquire Whyte & Mackay” following rumours circulated by an Indian news channel.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Suntory to bid for Whyte & Mackay?

An Indian news channel has claimed Suntory has offered to buy United Spirits’ Whyte & Mackay whisky arm.

Monday, January 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Markets see strong advances despite slumps

In 2013 most major stock markets made significant advances as the world economy moved further away from recession.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo offers to sell Whyte & Mackay

UK drinks group Diageo has offered to sell the bulk of its Whyte & Mackay whisky business to ease competition concerns that have been raised by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Mallya quits Whyte & Mackay board

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya and several prominent directors have quit the board of Whyte & Mackay in a surprise move.

Monday, August 12th, 2013 No Comments »

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