Acting for Wells & Young’s on the acquisition of the Courage, Directors, McEwans and Youngers beer brands from Heineken. Also acting on the sale of the Eagle Brewery to Marstons.
Advising a regional brewery on a refinancing.
Acquisition of a prestigious country house hotel, including advice relating to investment by private equity and bank funding.
Corporate acquisitions and disposals of private companies including the share purchase of an estate of public houses comprising tenanted and managed houses.
Corporate joint ventures – for example taking a minority equity stake in a managed house operation.
Advising on debt and equity investment into a branded “dirty ribs” chain
Acting on a start up developing and marketing low alcohol fruit based drinks
Advising on a wide range of sector specific commercial contracts including: bottling and racking, just in time distribution, exclusive supply arrangements and technical services agreements
“Your expertise not only in corporate acquisitions but also in debt and equity funding has brought real benefits to the company and its shareholders – I would recommend you to others without hesitation”.