United Spirits Limited
Earlier this month, Diageo announced that it has secured the resignation of United Spirits chairman Vijay Mallya from his position at the In...
The head of Diageo has admitted that his company's eventual purchase of majority control of India's United Spirits had given the firm its fa...
just-drinks is thrilled to welcome a new industry commentator to the fold. Until earlier this year, Ian Shackleton spent over 25 years as a beverages analyst with several major banks, including Credit Suisse, Lehman Brothers and Nomura. Now a principal at financial communications company Bell Pottinger, Ian will cast an analyst's eye each month over developments and issues affecting the drinks industry. This month, he looks at what the Trump effect could be, the prospects for the local spirits sector and the importance of the IR point-of-contact.
just-drinks, in association with The IWSR, presents this seven-part review of the global gin category. In part four, we turn our attention to the major gin brands and their owners.
On Thursday (30 July), Diageo will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final quarter, the three months to the end of June:
Is the sun finally about to return for Diageo? Analysts at Nomura have upgraded their rating for the global drinks giant from 'neutral' to 'buy' after meetings with the company reassured them that the company's ‘bad newsflow’ is abating and that growth would see a recovery in fiscal-2016.
In the first part of just-drinks' interview with Paul Varga, the CEO of Brown-Forman discussed the company's portfolio and prospects in emerging markets. In this second - and final - part, Varga details the company's take on the mergers & acquisitions scene in the global spirits industry, and the roll of innovation as an alternative to M&A.
In the first just-drinks interview of 2010, we sit down with John Beard, CEO of Whyte & Mackay, and ask him about his first nine months in the hotseat, his company's relationship with its Indian owners and where he sees opportunity for growth going forward. Go on, take a guess.
The Diageo-controlled United Spirits has released a honey-flavoured version of its flagship whisky brand, McDowell's No. 1.
Whyte & Mackay has lined up the roll-out of a 35-year-old iteration of its The Dalmore single malt Scotch whisky.
India’s Enforcement Directorate has seized assets from the former chairman of United Spirits, Vijay Mallya, that include shares in the Diageo-controlled division.
The wine arm of India's United Spirits has launched its first new product since the unit came under Diageo control.
Diageo has confirmed a restructure at Indian unit United Spirits, but has declined to comment on local reports that the shake-up could cost 300 jobs.
Diageo's United Spirits division in India has identified almost US$185m-worth of "improper transactions" involving its former chairman, Vijay Mallya.
Diageo's Africa & Asia-Pacific president, Nick Blazquez, is to leave the company after 27 years.
Diageo has secured the resignation of United Spirits chairman Vijay Mallya from his position at the Indian unit.
United Spirits sales jumped 13% in the first nine months of its financial quarter, with more than half of that coming from Diageo brands.
Diageo's Indian spirits unit, United Spirits, has said it is reviewing its Smirnoff Ice strategy amid media reports it has halted production.
Diageo's United Spirits division is set to act as corporate guarantor for a US$15m loan to Pioneer Distilleries.
Bihar is the latest state in India that will ban the consumption of alcohol, fulfilling an election pledge by the state's Chief Minister.
French wine company Bouvet Ladubay has returned to family control following Diageo's decision to withdraw from the category.
Whyte & Mackay is to distribute Camus Cognac in the UK.
Diageo is looking to the so-called mainstream segment of the spirits category to drive its growth in emerging markets going forward.
Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.
The UB Group is set to offload its remaining holding in Diageo-controlled United Spirits, a source has told just-drinks.
The Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) category is headed for a three-way fight between Diageo's United Spirits, Pernod Ricard and Allied Blenders & Distillers (ABD), an executive from one of the companies has said.
Diageo's United Spirits unit has reported a lift in both half-year and second-quarter sales, with the parent company's brands being credited with driving the rises.
Diageo-controlled United Spirits has said it will not dump its mass brands after revealing it is to focus on just 15 “power brands” to fuel premium growth.
Diageo has reported flat sales for its fiscal full-year, with volumes slipping back slightly.
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United Spirits Limited (formerly McDowell & Company Limited)
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