Freeths’ lead Corporate adviser to RedCat Pub Group, heading up ten corporate acquisitions in the second half of 2021 (eight share purchases and two portfolio asset purchases).
Lead Corporate adviser to Oakman Inns and Restaurants Limited on its acquisition of the Seafood Pub Company estate.
Supporting, as co-counsel, Carlsberg Breweries A/S on its joint venture with Marston’s plc to form a new beer company in the UK, Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company.
Advising Wells & Co (then Charles Wells) on the sale of its beer and brewing business to Marston’s, including a portfolio of more than 30 beers and UK distribution rights for beers brewed under licence.
Lead Corporate adviser to Brunning & Price (pubs arm of The Restaurant Group Plc) on its share acquisitions of Ribble Valley Inns and Food & Fuel.
Advising brewers, pub companies and late night entertainment venue operators on various commercial matters, including joint venture agreements, distribution agreements and supply agreements.
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