Suntory buys spirits maker Beam for $13bn (17)

News.com.au 2014.01.13 15:55
AAP BEAM, the maker of Jim Beam and Marker's Mark alcohol brands, has agreed to be acquired by Japan's Suntory Holdings Ltd. for approximately $US13.62 billion ($A15.18 billion). Shares of the spirits maker rose in Monday premarket trading. Suntory will pay $83.50 per share, a 25 per cent premium to Beam's Friday closing price of $66.97.
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