Deal News

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EiG sells commercial property arm for £348m

11 Jan 2019

Ei Group has announced the sale of its 370-strong commercial properties arm for £348m.

Filta Group acquires WatBio

20 Dec 2018 Updated: 21 Dec 2018

Filta Group Holdings, a provider of fryer management and environmental services to commercial kitchens, has announced the acquisition of WatBio for c£7m.

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TRG rights issue taken up by 92%

14 Dec 2018

The Restaurant Group has announced the takeup for its rights Issue – to fund the acquisition of Wagamama - at 92%.

Ossett Brewery sells 50% stake

Ossett Brewery sells 50% stake to private investor

11 Dec 2018

Ossett Brewery has sold a 50% stake in its group business to private investor Mark Hunter, and said it plans to expand its freehold pub and Craft Asylum bar estate next year.

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Tahir Group acquires another seven KFC sites

04 Dec 2018

Property developer and serial franchisee The Tahir Group has acquired a further seven KFC restaurants in London in a multi-million pound deal.


Robinsons acquires Anglesey pub

04 Dec 2018

Family brewer and pub operator Robinsons has acquired the Seacroft in Trearddur Bay on Anglesey.


Intu takeover talks terminated

29 Nov 2018

The consortium which has been in talks to acquire Intu for the past two months has declared that it cannot go ahead with a bid.

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TRG shareholders approve Wagamama deal

28 Nov 2018

Shareholders of The Restaurant Group have approved its £559m bid to acquire Wagamama.


Swingers secures backing from Cain International

26 Nov 2018

Competitive Socialising, the group behind crazy golf concept Swingers, has attracted investment thought to be c£28m, from investment firm Cain International.

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Leading TRG shareholder against Wagamama deal

20 Nov 2018

One of The Restaurant Group’s (TRG) biggest shareholders has come out in opposition to the company’s proposed £559m acquisition of Wagamama.

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TRG pulls out of Peach talks

19 Nov 2018

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has pulled out of talks to acquire Peach Pub Company, the Midlands-based, multiple pub operator, as it puts all its focus on getting its proposed £559m acquisition of Wagamama across the line, MCA understands.

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West End pub let to Shep Neame sells for £3.75m

16 Nov 2018

The freehold investment of The Cheshire Cheese pub in London’s West End has been sold to a pension fund investor for £3.75m.


Second extension for Intu takeover talks

14 Nov 2018

The board of Intu has approved another extension to the deadline for a firm takeover bid from a consortium led by its largest shareholder, John Whittaker, after describing “good progress being made”.


Diageo to sell 19 brands for £427m

12 Nov 2018

Diageo has agreed to sell a portfolio of 19 brands to US distiller Sazerac for £427m.

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Dirty Martini owner reviews its options

11 Nov 2018

CG Restaurants, the owner of the Dirty Martini cocktail bars chain, is reviewing its options after receiving a number of unsolicited approaches.