Walkabout-operator Intertain will dispose of some of the group's sites

Intertain looks to the future after debt restructure

By James Wallin, M&C Report

John Leslie, chief executive of Walkabout operator Intertain, has said that approval for the company’s restructuring plans paves the way for a period of acquisition and refurbishment over the next 18 months.

Andy Slee: 'In many ways the tenants won’t see any change. It will be business as usual'

Punch tenants say pubco 'must change'

By Ellie Bothwell

Punch Taverns bosses have reiterated that it is “business as usual” following the long-awaited completion of its financial restructuring, despite demands for a corresponding rebalancing of its relationship with tenants.

Punch Taverns' restructure has finally been completed after months of uncertainty

Punch Taverns restructure: a timeline

By James Evison

Punch Taverns has finally completed its restructure, two years after the process began. The Publican's Morning Advertiser looks at the timeline of the plans.

It is thought Stonegate Pub Company is in talks to acquire around 80 Bramwell sites

Bramwell faces uncertain future as Stonegate eyes core estate

By Mark Wingett

Bramwell Pub Company, the c180-strong managed operator, is in talks to sell the better performing parts of its estate to rival operator Stonegate Pub Company, a little more than a year after undergoing a financial restructure and appointing a new management...

Punch disposed of 433 pubs in its financial year to 17 August

Punch sets disposals target as restructure continues

By John Harrington

Punch Taverns is likely to slow down its disposals to between 300 and 350 in 2014, says finance director Steve Dando, who also said he’s “confident” that the company’s debt restructure will occur in the second half of 2013.


It's Roger and out

By Mark Wingett

Back in 2009, a year after Roger Whiteside joined Punch Taverns to oversee its leased division, he was asked what motivated him. He answered: “Achievement, basically. I need to feel I have achieved and moved something on in the right direction. I’ve achieved...