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Report: Cuervo Weighing An IPO

Casa Cuervo, the world’s biggest Tequila marketer, is considering an IPO, according to Bloomberg. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 16, 2016

News Briefs for December 14, 2015

•Bushmills owner Casa Cuervo has unveiled plans for a £30 million ($45m) expansion of the Irish whiskey’s distillery in County Antrim that will effectively double production capacity. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 14, 2015

Jameson Still Dominant, But Competitors Are Rising In The Irish Whiskey Arena

Jameson has become synonymous with Irish whiskey, but the category’s other leading brands are also enjoying considerable growth in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 5, 2015

Cuervo Owner JB & Cia. Considers Bond Sale To Finance Bushmills Deal

JB & Cia. SA., the family-controlled owner of Jose Cuervo, is planning to sell bonds for the first time, to raise up to $500 million to help finance its acquisition of Bushmills, according to Bloomberg. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 28, 2015

Diageo Completes Acquisition Of Don Julio

Diageo has gained full ownership of Don Julio Tequila, following completion of a deal to acquire the 50% stake in the brand that it didn’t already own. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2015

Diageo Sells Bushmills To Casa Cuervo, Gets Full Control Of Don Julio Plus $408M

Diageo, which has made a concerted effort to rebuild its Tequila business after Jose Cuervo left its portfolio last year, took a big step forward in the category earlier today with the purchase of the 50% stake of fast-rising Don Julio that it didn’t already own. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 3, 2014

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