DRINKS has secured $15m through a Series B capital funding round led by Beverly Pacific.

The round also involved participation from Shea Ventures and other investors such as Guillaume Cuvelier, Yehuda Shmidman, Stable Road Capital and Kayne NewRoad Ventures.

The latest round brings the total funding raised to $25m.

Based in the US, DRINKS is a marketer of alcoholic beverages. It owns and operates direct-to-consumer properties, including Martha Stewart Wine Co and Wine Insiders.

The firm intends to use the funds for its ship-to-home platform, which allows online and brick-and-mortar retailers to sell wine to consumers in up to 41 states.

Ronin Wines has raised an undisclosed sum through a seed funding round.

Based in India, Ronin Wines is a manufacturer of alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey.

The Lakes Distillery intends to raise £15m ($19.5m) through an initial public offering (IPO) of shares.

Based in the UK, The Lakes Distillery produces whisky, gin and vodka.

Brakspear has collaborated with Toast Ale to brew a new ale named Henley on Toast.

“Heineken has secured €600m ($695.93m) through a public offering of notes.”

Henley on Toast is a 4.1% alcohol-by-volume (ABV) beverage made using waste bread, pale, cara and crystal malts, as well as a portion of oats. It will be prepared at Brakspear’s Bell Street Brewery in Henley.

Based in the UK, Brakspear is a brewer and pub operator, while Toast Ale is a producer of beer from waste bread.

The new product will be available in pubs during Cask Ale Week and in Brakspear pubs in Henley.

Heineken has secured €600m ($695.93m) through a public offering of notes.

The notes will pay a fixed annual coupon rate of 1.25% until they mature on 17 March 2027.

Based in Netherlands, Heineken is a producer of beers, spirits, wines and soft drinks.

The firm has concurrently raised $753.93m through a public offering of 1.75% notes due 2031.

Deutsche Bank, ING, JPM, MUFG and Societe Generale were the book runners, while ABN AMRO, ANZ, Rabobank, BBVA, Raiffeisen Bank International, Santander and Banca IMI were the co-managers for the transaction.