Tybourne Capital Ups Boston Beer Stake ~ market folly

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Tybourne Capital Ups Boston Beer Stake

Eashwar Krishnan's hedge fund firm Tybourne Capital has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding shares of Boston Beer (SAM).  Per the filing, Tybourne now owns 10.1% of SAM with 911,613 shares.

This is an increase of 152,202 shares since the end of the first quarter.  The filing was made due to activity on July 31st.  This is the second time Tybourne has upped its SAM stake in recent months.

Prior to founding Tybourne, Krishnan worked at Lone Pine Capital.

Per Google Finance, Boston Beer is "a craft brewer in the United States. The Company is engaged in the business of producing and selling alcohol beverages primarily in the domestic market and in international markets. The Company operates through two segments: Boston Beer Company segment and A&S Brewing Collaborative segment. The Boston Beer Company operating segment comprises of the Company's Samuel Adams, Twisted Tea and Angry Orchard brands. The A&S Brewing Collaborative operating segment comprises of The Traveler Beer Company, Coney Island Brewing Company, Angel City Brewing Company and Concrete Beach Brewing Company. It sells over 60 beers under the Samuel Adams and the Sam Adams brand names, over 10 flavored malt beverages under the Twisted Tea brand name, over 10 hard cider beverages under the Angry Orchard brand name and approximately 40 beers under over four of the brand names of its subsidiary, A&S Brewing Collaborative LLC, under its trade name Alchemy & Science."

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