Jim Beam bourbon and Skinnygirl cocktails may be enough to persuade Pernod-Ricard SA and Diageo Plc to attempt the biggest spirits acquisition in six years.
Beam Inc. wants more vodka-imbibing Russians to drink Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark whiskey.
Beam Inc., the newly constituted maker of Jim Beam bourbon, has decided to chase women.
Suntory Holdings Ltd. is so eager for overseas growth, it’s willing to pay a top-shelf price for Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark to expand in the fastest-growing part of the global beverage industry.
Beam Inc., the liquor company formed last month in the breakup of Fortune Brands Inc., said third- quarter profit rose 14 percent, driven by sales of cherry infused Jim Beam Bourbon and Courvoisier.
Beam Inc., the U.S. maker of Jim Beam, Canadian Club and Maker’s Mark, was sued for $100 million by an importer that claims Beam and its Cooley Distillery unit broke a contract to supply it with Michael Collins Irish Whiskey.
Fortune Brands Inc.’s Beam liquor division, which begins trading as a standalone company next month, said it’s prepared to make large acquisitions if the right opportunity arises.
U.S. stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to its biggest loss in two months, amid concern over valuations after benchmark indexes rallied to all-time highs in 2013.