Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has announced that 99% of shareholders have accepted a £15m investment from L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity firm in the world.

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has reported a 22% increase in turnover to more than £14.3m in 2016, up from £11.8 million in 2015.

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has doubled the size of its UK sales team to continue its market dominance in the beer sector.

Innis & Gunn founder Dougal Sharp believes that crowdfunding has made Scottish craft beer brands the most internationally recognised.

Scottish Brewer Innis & Gunn has reached its £1 million target in its equity crowd-funding campaign, Adventure Capital, in three days.

Next up in the Brands Report is beer. 

Premium Somerset cider maker Thatchers has announced a partnership with Innis & Gunn to enter the US market. 

UK brewer Innis & Gunn grew sales by 62% in 2011 to £7.5m thanks in particular to a strong performance in the US.

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