M&A: The Rise Of Spirits

Irish whiskey is booming - as more entrepreneurs and investors enter the sector more M&A activity and consolidation is likely

21st August, 2016
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For generations, Irish whiskey didn’t mean much on a global scale. After passing on the title of world’s largest exporter to our Scottish cousins in the late 19th century, Irish whiskey abroad was associated with just a couple of brands. Jameson and a few others flew the flag, but it wasn’t an exciting segment.

Jack Teeling remembers when he started working for Cooley Distillery, the upstart distiller which his...

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