Comment - CL approaches Bourbon from both ends

Acquisitions have transformed CL Financial from the owner of one very famous but small-scale bitters brand into a player on the world spirits stage. Having recently shored up two contrasting acquisitions in the Bourbon sector, Patience Gould suggests a move into the white spirits arena is CL’s new priority.

Pot of Gould – CL approaches Bourbon from both ends

27 September 2007

Acquisitions have transformed CL Financial from the owner of one very famous but small-scale bitters brand into a player on the world spirits stage. Having recently shored up two contrasting acquisitions in the Bourbon sector, Patience Gould suggests a move into the white spirits arena is CL’s new priority.

US: Pernod Ricard, CL Financial complete distillery sale

3 July 2007

CL Financial, the parent of UK-based drinks group CL World Brands, has closed the purchase of a US distillery from Pernod Ricard.

FRANCE: CL Financial offers to sell Belvédère to founders

12 June 2007

Caribbean conglomerate CL Financial has offered to relinquish its controlling stake in French wine and spirits group Belvédère to the company’s founders and managers.

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