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About Us

Stock Spirits is a Central and Eastern European branded spirits producer. Our goal is to be the leading spirits business in Central and Eastern Europe.

We have a portfolio of more than 40 brands across a broad range of spirits, including vodka, vodka-based flavoured liqueurs, rum, brandy, bitters and limoncello.

Our core markets are Poland, the Czech Republic and Italy. Together, these made up 88% of the Group's net sales revenue for FY 2015.

 

Our strengths

  • Proven international spirits management team
  • Successful business model using global FMCG best practices and local insight
  • Strong brand portfolio and history of taking share from local competition
  • Proven innovation capabilities
  • Proven organic profit growth profile and highly cash generative
  • Potential for further acquisitions in the Central and Eastern European region

Key market positions

Poland

Spirits: 2nd
Clear Vodka: 1st
Vodka-based liqueurs: 1st

Czech Republic

Spirits: 1st
Bitters: 1st
Rum: 1st
Total Vodka: 1st

Italy

Vodka-based liqueurs: 1st
Clear vodka: 2nd
Limoncello: 1st
Brandy: 2nd

Slovakia

Spirits importer: 1st
Fruit distillates: 2nd
Bitters: 1st

International

Centralised team selling to 40+ countries
Brandy (Bosnia & Herzegovina) 1st
Imported brandy (Croatia): 1st

 

Operations

We have sales and marketing operations in Poland, the Czech Republic, Italy, Slovakia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Croatia. We also distribute spirits in more than 40 other countries through third-party arrangements.

We operate two main production and bottling sites – in Lublin, Poland and in Plzen, Czech Republic. The Group also operates a small distillery in Prádlo, Czech Republic, and has an ethanol distillery plant in Rostock, Germany.
 

Key financial highlights

Total revenue €262.6m in 2015
Adjusted EBITDA* €53.7m in 2015
Operating profit €41.7m in 2015
Adjusted EBIT* €42.7m in 2015
Profit for the year €19.4m in 2015

* Stock Spirits Group uses alternative performance measures as key financial indicators to assess the underlying performance of the Group. These include adjusted EBITDA, adjusted EBIT and adjusted free cash flow. The narrative in the Annual Report & Accounts is based on these alternative measures and an explanation is set out in note 7 to the consolidated financial statements included in the Annual Report & Accounts.