Case Study: Mcdowell And Company

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The USL originated from a company called McDowell and Company which was formed in India in 1826 by Angus McDowell. Angus McDowell initiated a warehouse near Madras .The company used liquor, tobacco products, and other consumer goods imported into India to serve people from the British Empire. McDowell & Company started its services in 1898, with an initial capital of mere US $13,000 as 4,000 preferred shares and 4,000 common shares of 100 (US$1.60) each. Shareholders of the company included A.M. Hooper, G.D. Coleman, along with G.A. Ruppell at the early years. The Vittal Mallya-run UBC bought McDowell and Company in 1951. In 1959, Mallya established the company's 1st plant at Cherthala, Kerala. McDowell's began bottling Bisquit John Barleycorn…show more content…
It also separately acquired an additional 58,668 shares for ₹ 85,778,082. On 4 July 2013, Diageo bought an additional 14.98% of the company for ₹31.35 billion (US$500 million). Diageo acquired an additional 21.77 million shares at a cost of ₹1440(US$23) per share in an off-market-deal from United Spirits' promoters, raising its holdings to 25.02 per cent of the company. Following the acquisition, Diageo holds 36.3 million shares in USL, acquired at a cost of ₹52358.5 million(US$830 million), making it the largest shareholder. Under pressure from Diageo, some substantial changes to the management structure of the firm have begun to take…show more content…
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