Punch - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Punch M&A Summary

Punch has acquired 5 companies of its own. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Punch’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Spirit Pub for $4.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold Old Orleans to Regent Inns for $40M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include leisure (50%) and restaurants (50%).

Punch Ownership

Who owns Punch?

Punch is owned by Fortress. It was acquired on December 15, 2021.

Is Punch PE-backed?

Yes. Punch is owned by private equity investor Fortress.

Was Punch formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Punch was formerly owned by 3 private investors.

Punch Business Overview

Where is Punch headquartered?

Punch is headquartered in Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom.

What is Punch’s revenue?

Punch disclosed revenue of 421M GBP for 2015 and 448M GBP for 2014.

How many employees does Punch have?

Punch has 407 employees.

What sector is Punch in?

Punch is a restaurants company.

When was Punch founded?

Punch was founded in 1997.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Punch

Punch Taverns Ltd.

Second Avenue, Jubilee House,
Burton upon Trent, DE14 2WF
United Kingdom,
+44 12 8350 1600
www.punchtaverns.com

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $4.5B $4.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $40M $40M
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Matthew Clark Wholesale Ltd. 2015-10-01 - Divestiture
Bristol, United Kingdom · www.matthewclark.co.uk
Old Orleans Ltd 2006-08-01 40M GBP Divestiture
Brighton, United Kingdom
Spirit Pub Co. Plc 2005-12-01 4.2B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Staffordshire, United Kingdom · www.spiritpubcompany.com
Avebury Taverns Ltd. 2005-07-25 337M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 1 (50%) 4.2B (92%) 1 (50%) 40M (100%)
Leisure 1 (50%) 337M (8%) - -
Distribution - - 1 (50%) -
Total 2 $4.5B 2 $40M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 2 4.5B 2 40M
Total 2 $4.5B 2 $40M

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $4.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $337M
TOTAL $4.5B
Largest Spirit Pub Co. Plc
$4.2B (2005-12-01)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $40M
TOTAL $40M
Largest Old Orleans Ltd
$40M (2006-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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