Enterprise Inns, the quoted pub group, yesterday continued its share buyback programme, purchasing £2.555m of shares. The tenanted and leased group, which owns nearly 7,700 pubs, bought 250,000 shares at an average price of 1022.07p. The company yesterday announced that it had completed the sale of a portfolio of 769 pubs to Admiral Taverns for £318.1m. Enterprise has said it will use the proceeds of the deal - which comprised £316.6m in cash and £1.5m in preference shares - to repay debt.