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Southern Comfort to Be Sold by Brown-Forman to Sazerac

  • Fireball maker also gets Tuaca liqueur in $544 million deal
  • Move reflects seller's focus on whiskeys like Jack Daniel's
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At Brown-Forman Corp., it’s last call for Southern Comfort.

The Louisville, Kentucky-based company on Thursday said it is selling two liqueurs, Southern Comfort and Tuaca, to Fireball-maker Sazerac Co. for $544 million to focus on its whiskey brands like Jack Daniel’s. The deal is expected to close March 1.