Beam, Inc.

510 Lake Cook Road,
Deerfield, Illinois 60015
United States,
(847) 948-8888
www.beamglobal.com

Beam is a global spirits company. The Company's brands include Jim Beam Bourbon, Maker's Mark Bourbon, Sauza Tequila, Pinnacle Vodka, Canadian Club Whisky, Courvoisier Cognac, Teacher's Scotch Whisky, Skinnygirl Cocktails, Cruzan Rum, Hornitos Tequila, Knob Creek Bourbon, Laphroaig Scotch Whisky, Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey, Larios Gin, Whisky DYC and DeKuyper Cordials. Beam dates back to 1904 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

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Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $95M $95M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Beam was acquired by Suntory Holdings on January 13, 2014.

Beam has acquired 3 companies of its own.

Beam’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Cooley Distillery for $95M. Beam has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include beverages (100%).

When analyzing the beverages sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 92 beverages companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 4 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic beverages acquirer over the past 3 years is Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the beverages sector over the past 3 years is TSG Consumer Partners LLC with 2 platform acquisitions.

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