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Capital unlocked: Stonegate boss Simon Longbottom is ready to invest in Ei estate, should the deal go through

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Stonegate to invest in Ei Group portfolio

By Nicholas Robinson

Stonegate is prepared to pump money into all aspects of Ei Group’s estate, should the deal go through, chief executive Simon Longbottom has told The Morning Advertiser (MA).

Massive deal: Stonegate buys Ei Group for £1.3bn

Stonegate to buy Ei Group for £1.3bn

By Nicholas Robinson

Stonegate Pub Company has today (18 July) agreed to buy pubco Ei Group for £1.27bn, which will see the operator’s estate rise by 4,000 sites, making Stonegate the UK’s largest pub owner.

Fruits of labour: winners at the Ei Group Awards 2019

Ei Group Awards 2019 winners revealed

By Nicholas Robinson

A glut of Ei Group pub operators have been named as the best businesses of the pubco’s sites, which number in excess of 4,400.

Winning team: attracting sports fans is important for community pubs says Ei’s Nick Light

Trio agrees deal to upgrade 161 fan-friendly pubs

By Stuart Stone

Ei Publican Partnerships, Molson Coors and Sky Sports have agreed a partnership that will see them deliver bespoke sports experiences across Ei’s estate of leased and tenanted pubs.

Cash injection: Ei Group is pumping money into sites in the Midlands

Ei Group pumps £3m into West Midlands pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Ei Group has invested more than £3m into pubs across the West Midlands over the past six months, as part of the group’s capital investment of £80m a year across its estate.

International Women's Day: Business leaders, in association with Plan B

International Women’s Day

The women who lead in the on-trade

By Nicholas Robinson

There are too few women at the top level in business across the world and the UK. While pubs and bars can't escape that fact either, here we tell the stories of nine women at the top in the on-trade.

No end: Ei Group boss Simon Townsend is on an investment path

Ei Group sets 500 managed pubs by 2020 goal

By Nicholas Robinson

Ei Group will continue to invest in its managed house operation and plans to increase the number to more than 400 this year before reaching 500 in 2020, said chief executive Simon Townsend.

Union trade: the Grade II-listed Wakefield & Barnsley Union Bank will become Craft Union's third site in Wakefield

Ei to invest £1.4m in new Craft Union site

By Stuart Stone

Ei Group is set to transform the Grade II-listed Wakefield & Barnsley Union Bank building on Westgate, Wakefield, in its latest Craft Union venue.

New partnership: Ei will help charity The Clink to train prisoners to become chefs

Ei partners with prison restaurant charity

By Emily Hawkins

Ei Group is to help offenders qualify for work as chefs in the pub business after their release, in a partnership with a charity focused on reducing re-offending rates.

Boosting the sector: more pubs and schools are involved in Ei's Pub Pros scheme this year

Ei expands school leavers scheme

By Emily Hawkins

Ei Group has increased its training scheme to encourage school leavers into working in the pub sector.

Sale: Ei Group has stayed quiet on the details of its recent £348m property sale

Ei remains quiet on sale details

By Emily Hawkins

One of the UK's largest pub operators Ei Group has remained quiet on the details of its recent £348m property sale, but "will communicate with publicans" soon.

Drink up: the initiative, which will run from 2 to 20 January 2019, will be accompanied by a digital and social media campaign 'Cheer Up January'

Ei to give away 45,000 drinks to boost January trade

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Ei Group’s tenanted and leased arm Publican Partnerships is joining forces with some of the nation’s brewers and drinks companies to give away thousands of drinks next January.

'Winning formula': The Duke of Wellington in Dalston is the eighth site in the Frontier Pubs' portfolio

Frontier Pubs opens eighth site

By Emily Hawkins

Pub group Frontier Pubs has opened its eighth site, following the partnership between Ei Managed Investments and operator Pioneer Hospitality.

Joint effort: the 2018 National Pub Fortnight to highlight the great British pub is in its second year

Ei and Star join forces for National Pub Fortnight 2018

By Claire Churchard

Two of the biggest pub groups, Ei Publican Partnerships (EiPP) and Star Pubs & Bars, have joined forces to promote and grow the 2018 National Pub Fortnight, a 14-day celebration of the great British pub.

Positive response: the site is the second Hickory’s has taken with Ei Commercial Properties

Ei and Hickory's agrees sequel deal

By Georgina Townshend

Ei Commercial Properties has "further strengthened its relationship" with barbecue restaurant chain Hickory’s Smokehouse following a "major £1m-plus investment" in Merseyside.

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