Punch Taverns

Full co-operation: Punch update tenants on Heineken deal

Punch updates tenants on Heineken bid

By Georgina Townshend

Punch has emailed its tenants to tell them that the sale of 1,900 pubs to Heineken is expected to be completed before the end of August.

Making a difference: the licensees honoured at the event

Punch honours seven pubs for community spirit

By Liam Coleman

Punch has praised tenants from the company’s Mercury division in the north of England and Wales in a special awards ceremony to celebrate top performance.

Expansion: Punch's initial Village Pub & Kitchen sites performed ahead of expectation

Punch grows Village Pub & Kitchen estate

By James Wallin, MCA

Punch has grown its Village Pub & Kitchen format to seven sites and is assessing its estate for the next stage of rollout, MCA has learnt.

Punch shareholders back Heineken/Patron bid

Punch shareholders back Heineken/Patron bid

By James Wallin, MCA

Punch shareholders have overwhelmingly backed the Patron/Heineken bid to acquire the company in a deal valuing the UK’s second biggest pub company at £1.8bn.

Takeover: the Punch board will meet on Friday to discuss Heineken's bid

Heineken's Punch takeover not a blanket MRO trigger

By Liam Coleman

Heineken’s proposed deal to buy 1,900 Punch pubs will not act as an immediate blanket trigger for all the tenants to be able to request the market-rent-only (MRO) option, according to a letter from the pubs code adjudicator's (PCA) office.