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Bamburgh Castle Inn Collection

Inn Collection sold to Alchemy

22 Jun 2018

Kings Park Capital has sold The Inn Collection Group to a NewCo backed by Alchemy Partners in a deal thought to value the company at c£20m.

New Inn, Farsley

Star Pub sites to form start of new pub group

22 Jun 2018

Jamie and Matt Hanson have taken two additional sites with Star Pubs & Bars, as part of their ambition to create a small pub company in Yorkshire.

Mentor Inns

Mentor Inns to sell nine pubs

22 Jun 2018

Mentor Inns has brought nine sites across the south and south east to the market.

St Austell

St Austell secures new £15m bank facility

21 Jun 2018

St Austell Brewery has secured a new £15m Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) from HSBC to help further grow its pub estate

Johnny Parr and Damo Wallace

Parr takes on fifth Star pub

20 Jun 2018

East Midlands multiple operator Johnny Parr has taken on a fifth Star Pubs & Bars site.

Loch Fyne exterior

Greene King appoints PwC on Loch Fyne

20 Jun 2018

Greene King has appointed advisors at PwC to oversee the sale of bulk of its Loch Fyne restaurant business

Ei Group

EiG launches food strategy immersion scheme

19 Jun 2018

Ei Group has partnered with University College Birmingham (UCB) for an inaugural food strategy immersion day for regional managers and divisional directors.

All Bar One sustainable wine collection

M&B launches sustainable wine collection

19 Jun 2018

Mitchells & Butlers has launched a sustainable range across its All Bar One estate.

David Forde

Heineken to invest record £44m on Star Pubs & Bars

18 Jun 2018

Heineken UK is to make its largest annual investment in Star Pubs & Bars this year, putting in £44m – more than double the £20m it invested in 2017.

Hall & Woodhouse pub the Lulworth Cove Inn

Hall & Woodhouse submits plans for new-build

15 Jun 2018

Hall & Woodhouse has applied to operate a new-build pub as part of a new development in Basingstoke.

Knife & Fork Food Company, The Conway

Knife & Fork secures fifth site

15 Jun 2018

Welsh gastropub operator, the Knife & Fork Food Company, has secured its fifth venue.

Steamin' Billy

Steamin’ Billy secures £1.5m funding from HSBC

15 Jun 2018

Leicestershire-based pub company Steamin’ Billy has secured a £1.5m funding package from HSBC, to support its growth plans.

Taphouse Beer Co

Woodward departs Bermondsey to set up pubco

14 Jun 2018

Richard Woodward has stepped down from his role as operations director at Ei Group’s Bermondsey Pub Company managed arm, to set up his own pub company.

JW Lees logo

JW Lees FY lfls up 0.7%

14 Jun 2018

JW Lees saw like-for-like sales grow 0.7% in the year to the end of March, with a rise of 4.1% in the current financial year so far, managing director William Lees-Jones has told MCA.

Ego interior

Ego expands pub estate

13 Jun 2018

3Sixty Restaurants, the James Horler-led group, has secured a further sites for its growing pub arm