Laine also acquired by Fortress

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Who owns the Laine Pub & Brewing Company?

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The Laine Pub & Brew Co has also been snapped up by US-bank Fortress Investment Group as part of its acquisition of assets from Patron Capital & May Capital.

The deal, which also saw the investors snap up the Punch Pubs & Co operation for an undisclosed sum, also sees Laine move across to the new owners.

Gavin George, ceo of Laine, said: “Fortress Investment Group has also acquired Laine Pub & Brew Co from Patron Capital & May Capital. 

“Myself & the existing management team look forward to working with Fortress to continue the growth of our pub and brewing business. 

“I am very grateful to Patron Capital and May Capital for their brilliant backing, investing in our people and our pubs and helping us navigate the difficulties of the pandemic.  

“Looking ahead, the Laine Pub & Brew Co is well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities to grow all parts of our business with the backing of Fortress Investment Group.”

Laine Pub & Brew Co, alongside it's brewing business, runs 55 pubs across the South East with it's heartland in Brighton, West Sussex and as well as brewing its own beers, recent openings have shown a strong focus on experiential entertainment. 

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