Brown-Forman Joins Constellation in Preliminary Approach to Allied Domecq

Louisville, KY, April 27, 2005 — Brown-Forman Corporation confirmed today that it has joined a consortium led by Constellation Brands to consider a potential bid to acquire Allied Domecq. Other members of the consortium are Lion Capital (formerly Hicks Muse Europe) and Blackstone.Brown-Forman said there can be no assurances that an offer will be […]

April 27th, 2005|Earnings|

Brown-Forman Joins Constellation in Preliminary Approach to Allied Domecq

Louisville, KY, April 27, 2005 — Brown-Forman Corporation confirmed today that it has joined a consortium led by Constellation Brands to consider a potential bid to acquire Allied Domecq. Other members of the consortium are Lion Capital (formerly Hicks Muse Europe) and Blackstone.Brown-Forman said there can be no assurances that an offer will be […]

April 27th, 2005|Corporate|

Brown-Forman Consolidates Spirits and Wine Portfolio with Charton-Hobbs in Canada

Louisville, KY, April 14, 2005 — Brown-Forman Beverages announced today that effective May 1, Charton-Hobbs of Montreal, Quebec, will assume distribution responsibilities for the company’s spirits and wine portfolio in Canada.”Charton-Hobbs has performed well in distributing Brown-Forman’s wine brands in Canada for more than 20 years,” said Don Berg, president of Brown-Forman Spirits Americas, […]

April 13th, 2005|Corporate|

Estée Lauder Executive Joins Brown-Forman Board

Louisville, KY, April 11, 2005 — Brown-Forman Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Owsley Brown II announced today the election of Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne to the company’s Board of Directors.Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne is group president of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., a nearly six billion dollar family-controlled public company based in New York City. After beginning […]

April 11th, 2005|Corporate|

Woodford Reserve Enters Horse Racing by Creating Woodford Reserve Stables

April 6, 2005, Louisville, KY — Woodford Reserve, the nation’s fastest growing small batch bourbon and fastest growing whiskey of any type in the U.S., is solidifying its long association with “The Greatest Game” by announcing the creation of the “Woodford Reserve Stables.” Woodford Reserve Stables has purchased its first thoroughbred, a three-year old […]

April 6th, 2005|Brand|