by Imanuel Gittens
March 12, 2024

We are excited to announce that A.S. Bryden & Sons Holdings Limited (ASBH) has acquired a 55% stake (controlling interest) in Stansfeld Scott (Barbados) Ltd (SSB).

SSB is a prominent distributor and retailer of wines, spirits, and consumer health products in Barbados, operating six Wine World branded retail stores across the country. This deal marks ASBH's entry into the premium beverage market beyond Trinidad, further consolidating our regional business interests and enhancing value for our shareholders in a key strategic sector.

In commemorating this milestone, P.B. Scott, Chairman of A.S. Bryden & Sons Holdings, expressed appreciation for the diligent efforts of Brian Cabral, his family, and team in establishing Stansfeld Scott as a top-tier wines and spirits distributor and retailer in Barbados. He highlighted the commitment to leveraging ASBH's resources to support Stansfeld Scott's employees, customers, and partners.

Brian Cabral, the outgoing Chairman of SSB, will retain a stake in ownership and continue serving as a Director.

David Franco, a seasoned expert in marketing and developing international wines and spirits brands, in addition to currently serving as Regional Business Development Director for Premium Beverages, will assume the role of interim CEO of Stansfeld Scott Barbados for a six-month period, effective March 6th, 2024.


About Stansfeld Scott Barbados

Stansfeld Scott, Barbados is a professional marketing and distribution company with a premium portfolio of leading international brands. They represent an extensive product portfolio in three major product divisions: Fine Wines, Spirits and Beverages, and Consumer Products.

Their range includes El Dorado and Plantation Rums, Glenfiddich Whisky, Stolichnaya Vodka, Banrock Station and Lamothe Parrot Wines, Twining’s teas, Haliborange vitamins and Endura Malt. The company is located in St. Michael, Barbados and employs 98 persons.

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