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Campari tight-lipped on possible sale of Irish Mist

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

4th June, 2017

The Italian spirits company Campari has refused to be drawn on reports that it has hired advisers on a possible sale of its two Irish brands, Irish Mist whiskey and Carolans cream liqueur.

It would amount to the third sale of the drinks brands in seven years.

Campari bought Carolans and Irish Mist from William Grant & Sons for €129 million in 2010. Just a few months beforehand, William Grant had bought the brands from...

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