Punch

Recent additions: Punch’s Clive Chesser has welcomed the seven Heartstone Inns pubs to the fold

Punch acquires 7 pubs from Heartstone Inns

By Nikkie Thatcher

National pubco Punch Pubs & Co has completed the acquisition of seven pubs from south-west-based Heartstone Inns this week for an undisclosed sum.

Remarkable Punch publicans: pubs have a 'rosy future'

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Outgoing Punch chief executive on the future for Punch pubs

By Claire Churchard

Following the news that Punch chief executive Duncan Garrood has decided to leave the business, after Patron completed its deal to buy the group's pubs, The Morning Advertiser gets the inside track on why he isn’t staying for the transition period...

Beer delivery issue: campaigners claim MRO may be triggered

Punch distribution deal 'could trigger MRO'

By Michelle Perrett

Pubco campaigners have claimed that a new drinks distribution deal for Punch could trigger the market-rent-only (MRO) option for hundreds of its pubs.