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Stonegate stumps up £40m for Walkabout chain

Stonegate stumps up £40m for Walkabout chain

Stonegate Pub Company has beefed up its estate by agreeing to take over rival operator Intertain, owner of the Walkabout chain. Stonegate will buy the business from private equity firm Better Capital in a deal worth almost £40m. It has vowed to take the group forward by investing in many of the 30 sites that

Investor appetite for bars and restaurants shows no sign of waning

If there were any doubts that private equity firms were reluctant to invest in the restaurant sector then 2014 banished those in spectacular fashion. BDO’s winter Bar & Restaurant Report provides a fascinating account of the major M&A activity that has altered landscape. Here, in its words, is a rundown of the moves that are