United Breweries owner Vijay Mallya has arrived in Scotland with a view to bidding for all or part of Whyte & Mackay. W&M, whose main brands include W&M scotch whisky, Jura single-malt whisky and Vladivar vodka, is thought to have received offers for some parts of the business but is holding out for a full sale at the best possible price. W&M chairman and chief executive Vivian Imerman values the company at £600m. Financial Times 14/10/06 page 19 The Daily Telegraph 14/10/06 page 33 The Independent 14/10/06 page 53