E&A Scheer, a global blender and vendor of premium rum in bulk, reveived a significant investment from global private equity firm The Riverside Company.
Financing for the transaction was provided by Blackrock and Rabobank. The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
With origins dating back to 1712 and led by Carsten Vlierboom, Managing Director, Scheer specializes in sourcing and custom-blending to create rum blends. Its blending operation is located in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and aging facilities reside in Liverpool, United Kingdom, where its subsidiary the Main Rum Company (MRC) is located.
Thanks to an extensive inventory of rums, cachaças and Batavia arracks sourced from 25 different countries and long-standing relationships with distillers, the company can address all sugar-cane spirits segments with a particular focus on premium rums.