NEWS – United Spirits Buys Whyte and Mackay
Posted: May 17, 2007 Filed under: Industry News
The Whyte and Mackay (W&M) scotch whisky company was purchased today by United Spirits for GBP 595mil. United Spirits, a subsidiary of UB Group of Companies that bought 100% of W&M today is also the proud owner of Kingfisher Beer. Indian billionaire and owner of UB Group, Dr Vijay Mallya (pictured above) believes that his company will be able to drive W&M into the Indian market with their vast distribution channels catering to growing demands for premium scotch in India.