Mergers And Acquisitions

Acquisition history: Christie & Co's report looked at some of the biggest deals in the sector from last year (image: Getty/ Adam Gault)

Pub sales volumes up more than 100%

By Nikkie Thatcher

Transaction volumes for the pub sector rose by 103% in 2021, a new report from business property adviser Christie & Co has revealed.

Who owns the Laine Pub & Brewing Company?

Laine also acquired by Fortress

By Ed Bedington

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.

Greene King's acquisition of Spirit has been examined by the CMA

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CMA reveals verdict on Greene King/Spirit deal

By James Wallin, M&C Allegra Foodservice

The Competition and Markets Authority has found Greene King’s proposed £773m acquisition of Spirit Pub Company raises competition issues in “a small number of areas”.

The Station pub in Hither Green, where Redcomb is adding 16 bedrooms

Redcomb Pubs eyeing a war chest of £15m

By Ruth Williams, M&C Report

Redcomb Pubs, the operator run by Dan Shotton and Mark Draper, has a war chest of £5m and is “aggressively” looking to acquire pubs while seeking £10m through the Enterprise Investment Scheme to build an estate of 25 in five years.

Payne: chairman of the new group

Stonegate-Town & City merger confirmed

By The PMA Team

TDR Capital, the private equity firm, has confirmed the merger of Stonegate Pub Company and Town & City Pub Company, as revealed by the...

Ian payne de facto role of executive chairman at Stonegate

Stonegate and Town & City merge

By The PMA Team

Stonegate Pub Company and Town & City Pub Company have merged and will take on the Stonegate name, the PMA understands.