Company:  BEAM INC (BEAM)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  2/29/2012 
CIK:  0000789073 
Address:  510 LAKE COOK ROAD 
City, State, Zip:  DEERFIELD, Illinois 60015 
Telephone:  (847) 948-8888 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$83.27  
Change: 
-0.01 (-0.01%)  
Trade Time: 
Apr 17  
Market Cap: 
$13.78B
Description of Business
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      Item 1. Business.
      Item 1A. Risk Factors.
      Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments.
      Item 2. Properties.
      Item 3. Legal Proceedings.
      Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures.
        NAME AND TITLE
        NAME AND TITLE
    PART II
      Item 5. Market for the Registrant's Common Equity, Related ...
      Item 6. Selected Financial Data.
      Item 7. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial ...
        RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
        LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL RESOURCES
      Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About ...
      Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data.
        INCOME STATEMENT
        BALANCE SHEET
        CASH FLOW
        NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
          BALANCE SHEET
        Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
      Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements With Accountants on ...
      Item 9A. Controls and Procedures.
      Item 9B. Other Information.
    PART III
      Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance.
      Item 11. Executive Compensation.
      Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and ...
      Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and ...
      Item 14. Principal Accountant Fees and Services.
    PART IV
      Item 15. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules.
    SIGNATURES
  EXHIBIT 10.4.(XVI)
  EXHIBIT 10.4.(XVII)
  EXHIBIT 10.4.(XVIII)
  EXHIBIT 10.23
  EXHIBIT 12
    RATIO COMPUTATION
  EXHIBIT 18
  EXHIBIT 21
  EXHIBIT 23
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
  EXHIBIT 24
    POWER OF ATTORNEY
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 32
    JOINT CEO/CFO CERTIFICATE REQUIRED
  EXHIBIT 99
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