Today, Gruppo Campari is the eighth largest spirits company in the world

Today, Gruppo Campari is the eighth largest spirits company in the world

Here, courtesy of analysts UBS, is a snapshot of the Italian drinks firm Gruppo Campari.

  • Although best known for its spirits brands, Campari also has wine and soft drinks operations, the latter solely in its native Italy
  • Listed in 2001, the company has grown through acquisitions in recent years and is now the eighth largest international producer of premium spirits brands
  • Spirits represent 76.6% of sales, and include Aperol, Campari, SKYY Vodka, Wild Turkey and Glen Grant
  • Last year, Campari bought the Brazilian cachaca brand Sagatiba for an initial US$26m
  • The wines division (14.5% of sales) is mainly driven by Cinzano and Sella & Mosca
  • Soft drinks represent 7.7% of sales, with Crodino the main brand
  • The Garavoglia family owns 51% of the company