Friday June 5, 2020

Is time on C&C’s side?

The drinks giant has to convince investors that a move into the pub trade makes sense for it. Ian Guider reports

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

22nd December, 2014

While some drinks companies have long since given up directly owning pubs, C&C’s chief executive, Stephen Glancey, believes that if the maker of Bulmers cider and Tennent’s lager is to regain lost ground in England and Wales, then it needs to be running a pub business.

The countdown is on for a November 20 deadline imposed by the UK Takeover Panel, when C&C must decide to make a renewed...

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