Linlithgow Distillery receives major investment and appoints new CEO

Linlithgow Distillery receives major investment and appoints new CEO

Pictured (L-R): Chief executive George Matharu, business development manager Kash Pelikan, and co-founders Alyson and Ross Jamieson at the 2023 Scottish Gin Awards

Billion Global Chase Limited (BGC) has taken a 75% share in Linlithgow Distillery and appointed George Matharu as new chief executive officer.

With planned investment, the Distillery, renowned for its award-winning artisanal Gin and Vodka, is set to expand its product range in 2024. The company will be introducing Rum and Whisky to their portfolio, offering customers an even wider selection of premium spirits.

Co-founders Alyson and Ross Jamieson said: “We are absolutely delighted to have BGC on board. Their significant investment secures the long-term future of our award-winning distillery.

“This partnership underscores our shared commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability. BGC’s financial backing and knowledge of business across a portfolio of business will enable us to achieve our goals of Whisky Distilling as well as provide guidance and direction.

“We are deeply grateful for the support of BGC Group and our loyal customers. Together, we are embarking on an exciting new chapter in the story of Linlithgow Distillery. We are very excited about the future.”

New CEO George Matharu added: “Furthermore, this investment will enable the company to increase exports into foreign markets, extending the reach of Linlithgow Distillery globally.

“We look forward to sharing our passion for exceptional spirits with new audiences around the world.”

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