United Spirits Rises as Diageo Said to Be in Talks

United Spirits Rises as Diageo Said to Be in Talks

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An employee inspects a bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label whisky at Diageo Plc's Shieldhall factory in Glasgow, Scotland. Diageo, the world’s biggest distiller, and United Spirits may announce a deal by next month, a person with knowledge of the matter said, asking not to be identified as the discussions are confidential.