Cooley distillery sold for $95m

Cooley Distillery, the industry's only remaining independent Irish whiskey distillery, has been sold.

Beam, which already owns big name brands such as Jim Beam Bourbon, Courvoiser Cognac and Laphroaig Scotch Whiskey, has bought the distillery in a $95m (€72.7m) deal.

Cooley owns and produces the Kilbeggan, Connemara, Tyrconnell and Greenore brands.

Irish Examiner live news app for smartphones lets you quickly access breaking news, sport, business, entertainment and weather. appstoregoogle play
Irish Examiner ePaper app gives you the entire newspaper delivered to your phone or tablet for as little as 55c a day. epaper
Home

More From The Irish Examiner