Brewer Wells and Young’s buys McEwan’s and Younger’s brandsOct 05, 2011
Wells and Young’s managing director Nigel McNally (pictured) said: “This is a significant and major acquisition, and secures the future for the much-loved McEwan’s and Younger’s brands.
“We will invest and nurture these fantastic Scottish ale brands, and give them a new lease of life, while always putting their Scottish heritage first. That is why we will continue to brew in Scotland, establish an office in Edinburgh and invest heavily in marketing.”
Heineken UK managing director Stefan Orlowski said: "We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Wells and Young’s. We have a long-term and valued relationship with them and they have already demonstrated that they can bring their expertise and investment to brands such as Courage. We know that the McEwan’s and Younger’s ales will complement their portfolio perfectly.”