Investment to extend Linlithgow Distillery’s spirits range and export reach

The Linlithgow Distillery team pictured at the 2023 Scottish Gin Awards – from left, new chief executive George Matharu, business development manager Kash Pelikan, and co-founders Alyson and Ross Jamieson

Linlithgow Distillery has announced that Billion Global Chase Limited (BGC) has taken a 75% share in the business.

With planned investment, the distillery, already well-known for its award-winning artisanal gin and vodka, is set to expand its product range, introducing rum and whisky.

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.”

As part of the BCG deal, George Matharu has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the business. Mr Matharu said: “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.”