Fuller’s acquires four sites from We Are Bar Group
Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC, the London brewer and premium pub company, has agreed to acquire four sites from the bar operator We Are Bar Group. Two of the sites are already completed, with two due to follow in a few weeks. The four sites are:
- Jamies in Creechurch Lane EC3
- Jamies in Fleet Place EC4
- Jamies in London Bridge Street SE1
- The Saint in Paternoster Square EC4
Commenting on the deal, Fuller’s Inns Managing Director Jonathon Swaine said: “We are delighted with this acquisition. The four bars are all in the heart of the City and are a great fit with our existing sites and strategy. We are very excited about these venues and to welcome the teams in the bars to the Fuller’s Family.”
Ian Banks, CEO of We Are Bar Group, added: “I’m pleased to confirm that we agreed to sell the four venues to Fuller’s following a strategic review of our business. We have great teams at these sites and I am confident both our people and the venues will flourish under Fuller’s ownership. I wish them all the best for the future.”
Issued by Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C., for further information please contact:
Alice Monteath 020 8996 2175 [email protected]
Notes to Editor:
Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. is an independent traditional family brewer founded in 1845 and is based at the historic Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, London, where brewing has taken place continuously since 1654. The Company runs 179 Tenanted Inns and 199 Managed Pubs and Hotels, with a focus on delicious fresh, home-cooked food, outstanding cask and craft ale, great wine and exceptional service. The Company also has 724 boutique bedrooms in its Managed estate. The Fuller’s pub estate stretches from Brighton to Birmingham and from Bristol to the Greenwich Peninsula, including 170 locations within the M25. Fuller’s owns a 76% stake in The Stable, a craft cider and gourmet pizza restaurant business, which has 17 sites in England and Wales.
The Fuller’s Beer Company brews a portfolio of premium beers including London Pride, Oliver’s Island, ESB, Organic Honey Dew and Frontier Craft Lager. The Company owns Cornish Orchards, a craft cider maker producing a range of award-winning ciders and premium soft drinks. Fuller’s is also the UK distributor for Sierra Nevada, the premier US craft beer. In December 2015, Fuller’s acquired a 51% stake in Nectar Imports, a wholesale drinks business and in February 2018 it acquired Dark Star Brewing, a craft cask ale brewer based in Sussex with brand such as Hophead and American Pale Ale.