Pubs

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    News

    Pub brands lose share at dinner time

    2019-08-22T07:34:00Z

    Pub brands’ share of visits at dinner time – its most important occasion – in the second quarter of 2019 (April – June), reflecting toughening competition from restaurants and growing customer expectations.

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    News

    UnBarred merges with Holler for Brighton brewhouse

    2019-08-22T07:34:00Z

    Cult craft beer brand UnBarred is launching a new brewery and taproom after merging with Holler, MCA understands.

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    News

    British brewers decrease their CO2 emissions by 42%

    2019-08-21T07:53:00Z

    The brewing industry has cut its COemissions by 42% in the last decade – a reduction of 202,952 tonnes – according to research by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

  • Greene King
    Opinion

    Greene King: A bid out of the blue

    2019-08-21T07:51:00Z

    The dust had barely settled in the pub sector following the news that Stonegate had reached an agreement to buy Ei Group for £1.27bn, when another bombshell hit in the form of an outside investor looking to snap up Greene King.

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    News

    Darwin & Wallace heads east to Canary Wharf

    2019-08-20T07:29:00Z

    Darwin & Wallace, the Imbiba-backed bar and restaurant group, has revealed details of its next opening, in Canary Wharf.

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    News

    Bid for Greene King valued at c.£4.6bn

    2019-08-19T15:11:00Z

    Greene King has received an offer to acquire the business from CK Bidco – a newly incorporated wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Hong Kong-based property developer CK Asset Holdings (CKA), in a deal valued at c.£4.6bn.

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    News

    Brakspear’s managed pubs boost revenues

    2019-08-19T07:17:00Z

    Brakspear parent company J T Davies & Sons increased turnover by 12%, to £31.8m, during 2018.

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    News

    BrewDog considering bond payment in beer

    2019-08-16T07:44:00Z

    BrewDog founder James Watt has floated the idea of issuing a £10m bond where lenders would be partly paid in beer. As reported by Yahoo Finance , Watt posted on the brewery’s investor forum the suggestion that the bond would feature both financial returns and beverages. “We are ...

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    Opinion

    AlixPartners: The bar remains open

    2019-08-15T06:58:00Z

    While it has certainly become more challenging to secure investment in parts of the restaurant market, the past 12 months has seen continued M&A and investment activity across the pub and bar space. The breadth of this activity highlights the current strength of this part of the sector, and this trend does not look like slowing anytime soon, argues AlixPartners’ Graeme Smith.

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    News

    Pub People Co to expand drafthouse concept

    2019-08-13T07:45:00Z

    Pub People Co has taken on its eighth site through Star Pubs & Bars, as it looks to expand its Six Barrel Drafthouse concept.