Bankers Get Flush On Spirits M&A

May 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/2/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p15
Trade Publication
Reports on the bidding war in the wine and spirits business to acquire Allied Domecq PLC in Great Britain. Adviser of Pernod Ricard SA on its bid for Allied; Plans of Pernod to divvy up the assets with Fortune Brands Inc.; Interest of Constellation Brands Inc. in the business.


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