Deal News

Brookmans Peach Pub Company

TRG in talks to acquire Peach Pub Company

15 Sep 2018

The Restaurant Group (TRG) is in talks to acquire Peach Pub Company, the Midlands-based, multiple pub operator

Revolution Bars Group

Revolution board confirms new talks with Deltic

07 Sep 2018

Revolution Bars Group has confirmed that it has re-entered talks with Deltic Group.

Thali Cafe

Thali Café acquired out of administration

07 Sep 2018

Thali Café, the Bristol-based, Indian restaurant group, has been acquired out of administration by a new private company called Jugaard Ltd, MCA has learnt.

Kames Capital

Kames Capital acquires Home Counties investment portfolio

07 Sep 2018

Kames Capital, the UK-based investment management business, has acquired a portfolio of eight prime public house, restaurant and retail investment properties, located in the Home Counties, for an undisclosed sum, MCA has learnt.

Brunning & Price The Inn at Shipley interior

Food & Fuel confirms sale to Brunning & Price

31 Aug 2018

Food & Fuel has confirmed it has sold the entire share capital of the business to Brunning & Price, part of The Restaurant Group (TRG), as reported by MCA yesterday.

Food and Fuel

TRG to acquire Food & Fuel

30 Aug 2018

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has agreed to acquire Food & Fuel, London-based food-led pub operator, in a deal valued at c£15m.

Ego pub The Fox, Haslington

M&B acquires Johnson’s stake in Ego

21 Aug 2018

Mitchells & Butlers and 3Sixty Restaurants have formed a joint venture for the continued expansion of the Ego restaurant and bar chain.

Vagabond Victoria

Imbiba acquires stake in Vagabond Wines

11 Aug 2018

Vagabond is set for further growth after receiving £3.5m in new funding from sector investor Imbiba

Benito's Hat food

Benito’s Hat close to franchise deal with international operator

07 Aug 2018

Benito’s Hat, which yesterday announced £1m of fresh investment, is in advanced negotiations on a site in St Albans and is close to securing a franchise partner that would allow the brand to grow in the UK and internationally.

Wear Inns: John Weir and John Sands

Aprirose acquires Wear Inns

05 Aug 2018

Aprirose, the real estate investment company, has further strengthened its presence in the pub sector with the acquisition of Wear Inns for £22.4m

Welcome Break Birchanger

Applegreen acquires Welcome Break

02 Aug 2018

Applegreen is to become the leading operator of motorway service areas in the UK, after agreeing to acquire a majority holding in Welcome Break

Travellers Friend, Woodford Green, City Pub Group

City Pub Group adds four new sites

30 Jul 2018

City Pub Group, has acquired three new pubs, as well as exchanging on a fourth, with the expectation that it will have a c50-strong portfolio by the end of the year.

Simon Townsend

EiG ‘considering sale of commercial property arm’

10 Jul 2018

Ei Group has appointed advisors to assess a potential sale of its commercial property division, according to reports.

Wagamama

Private equity circling Wagamama

02 Jul 2018

Reports have suggested that private equity groups are already circling Wagamama, with a sale of the business possible before the end of the summer.

Zeev Godik

Godik among bidders for Gaucho

29 Jun 2018

Gaucho Group founder Zeev Godik is believed to be amongst the bidders for his former business, MCA has learnt.

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