3:27pm

Mon December 10, 2012
Business and the Economy

Official Says Japanese Distiller May Bid for Beam, Inc.

A Japanese company is said to be considering making an offer to buy Beam, Incorporated. An official with Suntory Holdings tells Bloomberg News that the Osaka-based whiskey and beer maker could make a solo bid for the American distiller or a joint offer with Diageo, the global spirits company headquartered in Britain.