BDT investment provides additional liquidity, growth opportunities
BDT Capital Partners has taken a significant minority common equity stake in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey, according to a joint announcement from the companies. WhistlePig was founded in 2008. The investment by BDT Capital Partners allows WhistlePig’s current shareholders to have liquidity and one of the original founders, Raj Bhakta, has exited his stake through the deal. Bhakta retired in 2017.