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Brown-Forman To Add Fords Gin To Its Portfolio - Quick Facts

Brown-Forman Corp. (BFA,BFB) has reached a deal to acquire The 86 Company. The acquisition will include the Fords Gin trademark and other assets of The 86 Company. Brown-Forman said it looks forward to building Fords Gin, a premium gin, into another iconic brand in the company's portfolio.

Fords Gin is a collaboration between Simon Ford and 8th generation Master Distiller Charles Maxwell of Thames Distillers. Brown-Forman noted that Simon Ford and The 86 Company team will remain a key part of the crafting of Fords Gin going forward.

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