Quintessential Brands have made an announcement regarding its purchase of Marblehead, which took place as DRAM revealed, in June. Quintessential Brands co-founder, Warren Scott says, “Quintessential Brands’ acquisition assures Marblehead of an exciting future and brings a highly respected brand development agency into our group of companies. Marblehead’s acquisition is part of our strategy to become one of the leading European independent players in the spirits industry.” While Ricky Agnew, Chairman of Marblehead, comments, “We are delighted that the future of the company which I established over 37 years ago is assured. I look forward to seeing the continued success of the company as part of the Quintessential Brands Group. I feel sure that I am leaving Marblehead in good hands and will continue to watch it grow. Going forward, I will be working on my Butterfly Brands spirits portfolio, which includes Skipper Rum and Davna Polish vodka.” Emma Wykes will continue as Managing Director of Marblehead, supported by General Sales Manager, Elliott Clark.