European vodka maker Stock Spirits agrees to US$1Bn takeover by CVC-affiliated funds

UK – Vodka maker Stock Spirits Group has agreed to a takeover offer valuing it at £767 million ($1.06 billion) from CVC Capital Partners-affiliated funds.  Stock Spirits is a leading alcohol company in central and eastern Europe, where it sells its 1906, Stock Prestige and Vodka No.1.  The company has production facilities in Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany, and Italy – aligning with its core markets Poland, Czech Republic, and Italy, which account for 90 percent of its sales.  The London-listed Stock Spirits has a portfolio of more than 70 brands across…

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