Brown-Forman Reports Fiscal 2016 Results; Expects Continued Underlying Growth in Fiscal 2017

Louisville, KY, June 8, 2016 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA, BFB) reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended April 30, 2016. For the fourth quarter, the company’s reported net sales1 declined 1% to $933 million (+4% on an underlying basis2). Reported operating income grew 212% in the fourth quarter […]

June 8th, 2016|All|

Brown-Forman Named Top Beverage Alcohol Company in Newsweek Magazine U.S. Green Awards

Louisville, KY, June 7, 2016 – Brown-Forman claimed the top spot as the “greenest” beverage alcohol company among U.S. publicly traded companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings, one of the foremost corporate environmental rankings index.

Brown-Forman increased its ranking 17 spots, to 52 from 69 and was named among the top three of […]

June 7th, 2016|All|

Brown-Forman Completes Acquisition of the GlenDronach, BenRiach, and Glenglassaugh Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

Louisville, KY – June 1, 2016 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that it has completed its acquisition of The BenRiach Distillery Company Limited for £281 million. The purchase, which brings three outstanding Single Malt Scotch Whisky brands – The GlenDronach, BenRiach, and Glenglassaugh – into Brown-Forman’s growing whiskey portfolio, includes brand trademarks, three malt […]

June 1st, 2016|All|

BROWN-FORMAN BOARD ANNOUNCES 2-FOR-1 STOCK SPLIT AND DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND

Louisville, KY, May 26, 2016 – The Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA, BFB) Board of Directors approved a two-for-one stock split for all shares of Class A and Class B common stock to be paid in the form of a stock dividend.

Paul Varga, the company’s Chief Executive Officer commented, “The recommended two-for-one stock split […]

May 26th, 2016|All|

Brown-Forman Announces Changes On Its Board Of Directors

Louisville, KY, May 26, 2016 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Campbell P. Brown, Marshall B. Farrer, and Laura L. Frazier to become directors of the company, effective today. All three are fifth generation descendants of George Garvin Brown, who founded Brown-Forman in 1870.

This election continues a […]

May 26th, 2016|All|