Blog: Olly WehringDiageo to buy Jose Cuervo - Again

Olly Wehring | 24 May 2011

A story - an old story - has broken this evening, claiming that Diageo is in "exclusive" talks to buy Jose Cuervo from its owner, the Beckmann family.

It doesn't look like the situation has moved on much from the last dump of speculation two months ago.

Now, as then, I refer the honourable member to the opinion I voiced earlier.


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