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Japan's Suntory Acquiring Beam, Maker of Jim Beam and Maker's Mark Whiskey, for $16 Billion

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Beam, the maker of Jim Beam and Maker's Mark bourbons along with other liquor brands, has agreed to be acquired by Japan's Suntory Holdings Ltd. for approximately $13.62 billion.

Shares of the spirits maker jumped in Monday premarket trading.