Emperador Inc. Pursues International Growth as it Lists on Singapore Exchange
Emperador Inc. (“Emperador” or the “Company”) – a leading global spirits business – successfully listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the “SGX-ST”) under the stock code “EMI”. This secondary listing marks the latest step in its ambitious plans for future international growth.
Mr. Bryan Donaghey, Head of Whisky Business of Emperador Inc. and CEO of Whyte & Mackay, said, “The secondary listing of Emperador on the SGX-ST today marks the start of the next chapter in our growth. We are proud to have built a leading global spirits company, and we are committed to be a driving force in brandy and whisky.
“Our global business continues to deliver sustained growth and we aim to generate 50% of our sales from outside the Philippines by 2025.
This secondary listing leverages Singapore’s position as a global financial hub and will ensure we are well-positioned to broaden our access to the international investment community in the future.”
As a leading global spirits player, Emperador Inc. has built a business as a manufacturer, bottler and distributor with an established presence in the UK, Spain, Mexico, and the Philippines. The company has a proven track record, solid momentum and an established footprint in over 100 countries.
Emperador Inc.’s broad portfolio features more than 300 years of heritage comprising some of the world’s best-selling Spanish brandies by volume including Fundador, Terry Centenario, Presidente and Emperador, and some of the most iconic single malt whisky brands including The Dalmore, Jura, Fettercairn, and Tamnavulin. Its fast-growing international business has been spearheaded by the Scotch whisky segment following the successful integration of Whyte & Mackay since its acquisition in 2014.
Emperador Inc. is the first PSE-primary listed company to conduct a secondary listing on the SGX-ST. The Company will continue to maintain its primary listing on the Philippine Stock Exchange (“PSE”), also under the stock code “EMI”.
Mr. Pol de Win, Senior Managing Director, Head of Global Sales & Origination, SGX Group, said, “We are excited to welcome Emperador Inc. – our first secondary listing from the Philippines – to Mainboard. The company’s strategic investments in building a global portfolio further its growth strategy in both mature and emerging markets. SGX Group’s international platform provides an excellent springboard for Emperador to further raise its profile and capture new growth opportunities.”