Nightly News   |  January 13, 2014

Japan’s Suntory to Buy Jim Beam Maker

Suntory of Japan is paying $13.6 billion to acquire the company that makes Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark.

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>>> a great american brand of booze getting sold to a big name in japan. suntory in japan is paying $6.2 billion to acquired the company that makes jim beam , the bottle that comes coated in the wax, they will be dripping in money, movie lovers remember suntore in the film " lost in translation ." we're told the real jim beam management team will remain in place under their new japanese owners.