Lehman Brothers is synonymous with monetary disaster, however one entrepreneur hopes the model will make him a fortune — as a variety of Scotch whiskey.
James Inexperienced, 34, is launching three whiskies with Lehman Brothers on the label. The preferred of the vary, “Ashes of Catastrophe,” claims to have a “depraved suggestion of burning banknotes, a touch of ripe autumn fruit about to fall.”
Lehman Brothers collapsed in the largest U.S. bankruptcy in history in September 2008, sparking the worldwide monetary disaster.
A British actual property investor, Inexperienced filed in 2013 with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Workplace to make use of the time period “Lehman Brothers” for bars and spirits.
He says he is now taking on-line orders for the whiskey from bar chains in London and New York.
Barclays Financial institution (, which purchased elements of Lehman Brothers, )filed in 2014 to stop Green utilizing the title. It famous, amongst different arguments, that the funding financial institution typically gave “lower crystal whiskey decanter[s] etched with the…