The richest spirits barons in the UK

15th May, 2018 by Amy Hopkins

2. Vivian Imerman

Worth: £390m

Rank in The Sunday Times Rich List 2018: 329

Rank in 2017: 307

Rise/fall: –

Born in South Africa, Vivian Imerman netted £396m from the sale of Scotch whisky business Whyte & Mackay to India’s United Spirits in 2007. United Spirits later sold the unit to Philippines-based Emperador.

Now, Imerman runs investment firm Vasari, which owns a stake in restaurant chain Leon.

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