Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Brown-Forman Corporation (“Brown-Forman,” “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our” below) was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 1933, successor to a business founded in 1870 as a partnership and subsequently incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1901. We primarily manufacture, bottle, import, export, market, and sell a wide variety of alcoholic beverage brands. We are a controlled company under New York Stock Exchange rules, and the Brown family owns a majority of our voting stock. For additional information on our business, including the matters described below in this item, please see Item 7. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations in Part II of this report on Form 10-K. ... More ...