Mitchells & Butlers

Lovering: stepping down

Lovering to quit as M&B chairman

By Ewan Turney

John Lovering has announced he is to quit as chairman of Mitchells & Butlers after just 12 months in the role. He will step down later inn the year when a suitable successor is found by the non-executive directors.

M&B: launching first app

M&B launches pub finder iPhone app

By Mark Stretton, M&C Report

Managed pub chain Mitchells & Butlers has launched an iPhone app that will show the location of the nearest Vintage Inns restaurant.

M&B: breakdown in relationship in boardroom

£100k pay-off for former M&B directors

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers paid £100,000 each to two former directors who were sacked in last December's dramatic boardroom showdown. M&B's annual...

M&B: signed a deal with Brakes Group

M&B unveils seven-year deal with Brakes

By The PMA Team

Mitchells & Butlers has unveiled a seven-year partnership with Brakes Group worth over £200m, delivering significant savings for the company.

What next for M&B?

What next for M&B?

By Hamish Champ

Mitchells & Butlers' (M&B) skill at running pubs has long been regarded as among the best there is. If not the best. Even the highly public -...

M&B: Harvesters opening at retail parks

M&B lines up two Harvester retail park openings

By Mark Stretton, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers is to unveil its first two retail park locations for Harvester, its mid-market family dining brand, this November — in Bristol and Staines.

 Ha Ha Bar & Grill: joining M&B estate

M&B lines up 45 acquisitions

By The PMA Team

Mitchells & Butlers has 45 site acquisitions in its property pipeline as it seeks to double the size of its six core brands.

M&B payout is largest yet for PPL refunds

M&B claims £1m from PPL

By John Harrington

The UK's largest managed pub operator Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has claimed back £1m in overpaid music licence fees from PPL.

All Bar One: new openings

M&B to unveil new All Bar One outlets

By Mark Stretton, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers, the managed pub and casual dining group, is to unveil a brace of new All Bar One locations — the first openings under the...

Mitchells & Butlers — what lies ahead?

Mitchells & Butlers — what lies ahead?

By The PMA Team

Mitchells & Butlers has sold 333 wet-led pubs. Morning Advertiser editor The PMA Team looks at what now lies ahead for the managed operator...

M&B sells 333 pubs to TDR Capital

M&B sells 333 pubs to TDR Capital

By The PMA Team

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has sold 333 wet-led pubs to TDR Capital for £373m — in line with M&B's strategy to withdraw from drinks-led market.

M&B: first new Browns since 2004

M&B to open new Browns

By The PMA Team

M&B is to open its first Browns Brasserie in more than half a decade after deciding it wants to treble the size of the brand to 50 sites.

Hollywood Bowl: sold to AMF Bowling

M&B sells Hollywood Bowl

By Ewan Turney

Mitchells & Butlers has sold its 24 Hollywood Bowl sites to AMF Bowling for £39m as part of its move to dispose of non-core assets.

Franchisee Chris Gerard made an offer for the Rusty Gun, St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire

M&B sells 15 franchise pubs

By The PMA Team

Managed operator Mitchells & Butlers has accepted individual offers for 15 pubs from 13 franchisees. Franchisees who had submitted bids for...

M&B: franchisees bidding to buy their pubs

M&B franchisees table pub bids

By The PMA Team

A number of Mitchells & Butlers franchisees are tabling bids to buy their freeholds as today's deadline for "full and final offers" arrives.

Fowle: welcoming Tim Jones

M&B appoints new finance director

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), the managed pub operator, has appointed Tim Jones to replace Jeremy Townsend as its finance director.

M&B sets franchise pubs sale deadline

M&B sets franchise pubs sale deadline

By The PMA Team

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has given its franchisees until Wednesday 30 June to submit "full and final offers" to buy the freeholds of their pubs.

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