These are the independent whiskey distilleries that have sold full, majority, or minority stakes to larger companies.
France’s La Martiniquaise-Bardinet bought the historic whisky brand from Macallan owner Edrington Group.
The Mexican spirits conglomerate behind Jose Cuervo tequila is buying Hood River Distillers’ Canadian whisky.
William Grant & Sons has owned the Hudson whiskey brand since 2010. Now it owns the brand’s distillery home too.
The investment will allow the Virginia craft distillery, founded in 2009 by Scott and Becky Harris, to double its production.