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.

WRBM: acquired The Publican

Publican merges with Morning Advertiser

By The PMA Team

William Reed Business Media, owner of the Morning Advertiser, has bought The Publican and will merge the two magazines from 7 April. The Publican's Morning Advertiser will combine best items of content from each magazine, website and events.

Moulton: Regards TCG Acquisitions as heterogeneous in the extreme

TCG Acquisitions to split five ways

By The PMA Team

TCG Acquisitions, the managed company owned by Alchemy Partners, is preparing to split itself into as many as five different legal entities. The...

Cains encouraged by May trading

Cains encouraged by May trading

By Ewan Turney

Liverpool-based brewer and operator Cains has reported an "encouraging" start to summer at its Annual General Meeting

Deborah Kemp, Punch Taverns

Deborah Kemp, Punch Taverns

By MA reporter

Kemp's CV BackgroundKemp's early career was at Bass, where she held a number of operational and property roles. She joined Punch in 1998 as...

Brulines' Nucleus deal set for December

Brulines' Nucleus deal set for December

Beer monitoring company Brulines takeover of rival Nucleus Data is likely to be completed in December. The deal is likely to go ahead by the end of...

Brulines to buy rival

Brulines to buy rival

Brulines has announced it is to buy rival cellar volume monitoring company Nucleus Data for £3,800,000. A further consideration of up to £700,000...

Inndeed buys 12 more pubs

Inndeed buys 12 more pubs

By The PMA Team

Tenanted operator Inndeed Group, led by Peter Brook and backed by Dawnay, Day Principal Investments, has bought12 pubs from Pub People Company for an...