Stock Spirits

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Stock Spirits Group plc
Traded as LSESTCK
Industry Drinks
Founded 1884
Headquarters Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire
Key people
Jack Keenan, Chairman
Chris Heath CEO
Revenue 292.7 million (2014)[1]
€54.8 million (2014)[1]
€35.8 million (2014)[1]

Stock Spirits Group is a drinks business operating in Poland, the Czech Republic, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.


The company's key brands, Polmos Lublin and Wódka Żołądkowa Gorzka were established in Poland 1906 in 1950 respectively.[2] Oaktree Capital Management acquired Polmos Lublin in 2006 and merged it with Eckes & Stock, a business founded in the Czech Republic as Camis & Stock by Lionello Stock in Trieste in 1884, to create Stock Spirits Group in 2008.[3] The company was the subject of an Initial Public Offering in October 2013.[4]


The company produces and sells mainly in Poland, the Czech Republic, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Preliminary Results 2014". Stock Spirits. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Heritage". Stock Spirits Group. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Stock Spirits’ largest shareholder Oaktree exits in £200m sell-off". City AM. 9 April 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Stock Spirits to Be Valued at Maximum of $835 Million in IPO". Bloomberg. 8 October 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Stock Spirits Group". 8 October 2013.