The announcement that Diageo and Pernod Ricard are to make a joint bid for Seagram’s wines and spirits division, has installed the Franco/Anglo consortium as favourites to snap up the Canadian drinks concern…but only just. One analyst told “It is a no lose situation for Diageo. The Diageo/Pernod consortium is favourite because they have capital and they have got round the regulatory problems.”

Subscribe to Just Drinks

Join over 80,000 beverage industry professionals by unlocking full access for just $1 (plus VAT if applicable)

Already a Member? LOGIN HERE

Just Drinks membership gives you:

  • Unlimited access to Just Drinks content including in-depth analysis, exclusive blogs, industry executive interviews and management briefings
  • Unbeatable market coverage from wine and beer, to soft drinks
  • Unrivalled apparel industry comment from Olly Wehring, Andy Morton and leading industry analysts
Want multi-user access? Explore our multi-user & corporate memberships

70% of the beverage companies in the Forbes Global 2000 use Just Drinks