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News Briefs for December 18, 2014

•Cigar Aficionado is poised to unveil its Cigar of the Year for 2014—a culmination of test smoking more than 700 cigars throughout the year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 18, 2014

After Higher Offer From KKR, Analysts Expect Bidding For Treasury To Heat Up

Following news out of Australia last night that private equities KKR and Rhône Capital have teamed to lodge a new bid for Treasury Wine Estates, analysts expect more interested suitors for the embattled winemaker to emerge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 4, 2014

Molson Coors CEO Calls Craft Segment “Overvalued,” Hints At Buyout Of SABMiller Stake

Molson Coors CEO Peter Swinburn offered his thoughts on surging acquisition prices in the craft brewing industry and the possibility of Molson Coors buying out U.S. joint venture partner SABMiller in a series of interviews yesterday. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2014

Starbucks To Markedly Expand Alcohol Sales

Starbucks says it plans to roll out its Evening program—which includes beer and wine sales and specialty food items—to thousands of stores across the country over the next several years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 21, 2014