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The global Alcoholic beverage leader Diageo announced that it has reached agreement to acquire Aviation American Gin through the acquisition of Aviation Gin LLC and Davos Brands LLC for approximately $610 million.

  • Aviation American Gin is an American style gin crafted with a blend of botanicals, with subtle juniper notes, delivering a smooth balanced flavour profile.
  • Along with this deal, Diageo is also acquiring the other brands in the Davos Brands’ portfolio consisting of Astral Tequila, Sombra Mezcal and TYKU Sake.

    In March 2020: Diageo, announced that its subsidiary Guinness is establishing a $2 million fund providing support to communities affected by COVID-19 in Ireland. The fund will support bar staff, alongside a further €300,000 to elderly vulnerable people through a partnership with ALONE
    • With the closure of pubs around the country the fund will protect local communities.

    • In addition to its funding of $300,500, Guinness is also pledging the time of its team at St. James’s Gate Brewery and the Guinness Storehouse to support ALONE’s Befriending service.

    In March 2020, Diageo has announced a suite of measures to help support the British drinks trade as it faces unprecedented challenges from the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

About Diageo
Diageo, based in London, UK is a global leader in alcoholic beverages. The company has an outstanding collection of brands across spirits and beer categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan’s and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness. Diageo’s products are sold in more than 180 countries across the world.

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