M&A Deal Summary

Patron Capital Partners Acquires Punch

On August 25, 2017, private equity real estate Patron Capital Partners acquired restaurant Punch for 1.8B GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Patron Capital Partners’ 1st transaction in the Restaurants sector.
  • This is Patron Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Patron Capital Partners’ 3rd transaction in the United Kingdom.
Investment Fate
  • Punch was sold to a consortium of financial buyers in 2021.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2017-08-25
Target Punch
Sector Restaurants
Buyer(s) Patron Capital Partners
Deal Type Going Private
Deal Value 1.8B GBP

Target

Punch

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
website
Punch is a pub and bar operator in the United Kingdom, with around 1,300 leased pubs. Punch Taverns was formed in 1997 and is based in Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom.

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Buyer(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

Patron Capital Partners is a European real estate private equity firm. Patron focuses on making opportunistic and value-oriented investments in undervalued and typically liquidity constrained property assets, loans and corporate entities with substantial underlying property value, predominantly in Western Europe. Patron Capital Partners was established in 1999 and is headquartered in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 3
Sector (Restaurants) 1 of 1
Type (Going Private) 1 of 1
Country (United Kingdom) 3 of 3
Year (2017) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-04-21 CALA Group

Falkirk, United Kingdom

CALA Group is a provider of high quality homes in the North, East and West of Scotland, in the Midlands and in the South East of England, with a focus on high quality, well designed homes in prime locations, from starter homes to luxury detached family properties. CALA Group was founded in 1875 and is based in Falkirk, United Kingdom.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-12-15 Punch

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom

Punch is a pub and bar operator in the United Kingdom, with around 1,300 leased pubs. Punch Taverns was formed in 1997 and is based in Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom.

Sell -