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just the Facts - Greene King's takeover of Spirit

Earlier today, it was confirmed that Greene King is set to swallow up its rival Spirit Pub Co in a GBP773.6m (US$1.24bn) deal. Here, just-dr...

C&C Group 'puzzled' by Spirit Pub Co rejection

The CEO of C&C Group has admitted the company is “puzzled” by the speed at which Spirit Pub Co rejected its takeover approach, but would not...

Comment - UK Brewers try to Catch Some Craft Cool

Changes are afoot in the UK's beer sector. Many of the nation's - indeed the world's - oldest, most traditional breweries are breaking ou...

Comment - Heineken Star Rises in Pub Galaxy

Heineken's acquisition of the Galaxy Pub Estate reflects renewed optimism n the bedraggled UK on-trade....

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Greene King sees H1 profits slip, sales up 4 Dec 2014

James Wilmore

Greene King has reported a fall in half-year net profits, but rising sales against a “challenging backdrop”.

Greene King overhauls Old Speckled Hen packaging 17 Nov 2014

Andy Morton

Greene King has unveiled a redesign of Old Speckled Hen as it looks to bring younger consumers into the ale category.

just the Week in - Beer 7 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for spirits & wine and soft drinks & bottled water.

Greene King gets nod for Spirit Pub Co takeover 4 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

Greene King, the UK brewer and pub operator, is set to acquire Spirit Pub Co for GBP773.6m (US$1.24bn) after the two firms finally struck a deal.

Greene King gets more time for Spirit Pub Co offer 30 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Spirit Pub Co's board has agreed to give Greene King an extension until next Tuesday to make a firm offer for the company.

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