Deals – Page 8

  • News

    Adventure Bar to launch JV with Bourne Capital


    Adventure Bar Group has secured its sixth site and finalised the operating model for its fifth opening, MCA has learnt.

  • News

    Just Eat fails to respond to CMA concerns


    The £200m merger between UK takeaway giant Just Eat and Hungryhouse will now be referred for an in-depth merger investigation

  • Ralph Findlay

    Marston’s acquires Charles Wells brewing arm for £55m


    Marston’s has announced the acquisition of the Charles Wells beer and brewing business for £55m.

  • Opinion

    Bolt-ons key to next phase of M&A


    Altium’s Sam Fuller explains why a slowdown in M&A was always going to be a possibility in the casual-dining market, and shows where the light at the end of the tunnel can be found

  • News

    CMA sets new deadline for Punch/Heineken investigation


    The Competition and Markets Authority has set a new deadline for the first phase of its investigation into the proposed takeover of Punch.

  • Be At One

    PE & trade bidders circle Be At One


    A mixture of private equity groups and trade buyers are currently in the running to acquire Be At One

  • News

    Genuine Dining Co acquires Feng Sushi


    The Genuine Dining Co has acquired Feng Sushi, the London-based Japanese sushi restaurant and delivery company

  • Peter Hansen at The Pub Conference

    Where are the next M&A deals?


    The Government has thrown many obstacles at pub operators from Brexit, the introduction of the national living wage, the market-rent-only (MRO) option and a new tax on soft drinks. Peter Hansen gives us his expert view on the market and his advice on the possibility of future M&A activity

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    Cirrus acquires three London pubs


    Cirrus Inns, the investment vehicle launched to back a premium estate of freehold pubs with rooms, has acquired all three pubs operated by the London-based DM Group, MCA has learnt.

  • Opinion

    BrewDog- more than just lucky punks


    BrewDog’s announcement of a £231m investment form a US private equity firm at the weekend prompted praise and dismay in equal order. It is the latest in a series of moves by the Scottish brewer and pub operator which has seen them accused of relinquishing their ‘punk’ status and becoming part of the establishment. James Wallin asks whether the self-proclaimed rebels really have sold out and what the latest chapter in the BrewDog story can tell us about crowdfunding and the craft beer movement.

  • Gavin George

    Laine acquires New Pub Co


    Laine Pub Company, the Brighton and London-based group, has acquired the New Pub Company from founder Peter Linacre, in a deal thought to be worth just under £4m, MCA has learnt.

  • News

    BrewDog sells £213m stake to US private equity group


    BrewDog has sold c23% of its company to US private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners for £213m, in a deal that gives the Scottish brewer and pub operator a £1bn enterprise value.

  • News

    Krispy Kreme owners ‘close to’ $7bn deal for Panera


    Krispy Kreme owners, JAB, is close to a deal to acquire the US bakery and sandwich chain, Panera Bread, according to media reports.

  • News

    CMA restarts Heineken/Punch investigation


    The Competition and Markets Authority has restarted its investigation into Heineken’s proposed acquisition of 1,900 Punch pubs as part of its joint deal with Patron Capital.

  • News

    Hakkasan in merger talks


    SBE, the privately held hospitality group is in advanced discussions” to merge with the Hakkasan Group

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    Piper makes £10m investment in Flat Iron


    Piper has completed a deal to take a significant minority stake in Flat Iron

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    Piper set to take stake in Flat Iron


    Piper is in exclusive talks to invest in Flat Iron, the ‘single-steak’ dining concept led by Charlie Carroll

  • Punch is reviewing its Falcon Retail Programme

    Heineken reveals plans for Punch pubs


    Heineken is to review “a number” of initiatives operating across the Punch estate – including its Falcon retail contract programme – as it seeks to “keep the best of both worlds in the newly expanded estate”, MCA has learnt.

  • Shoryu Ramen

    Toridoll acquires £7m stake in Shoryu Ramen


    Toridoll Holdings Corporation has acquired a 40% stake in Shoryu Ramen for £7m

  • News

    Heineken to buy Brasil Kirin


    Heineken has reached an agreement to buy Brasil Kirin Holdings from Asahi for £565m.