Disposal of £10m pub investment package

March 11, 2015

Coffer Corporate Leisure, on behalf of vendor PFA Acquisitions, has completed the sale of a portfolio of seven freehold pubs let to Stonegate Pub Company Limited or its subsidiaries, and benefiting from a guarantee by the full Stonegate covenant. The portfolio contains two Yates's and five unbranded pubs in Bedford, Bournemouth, Cleethorpes, Leigh, Luton, Prestatyn and Selby with a total rent of £772,932. The leases also benefit from indexed uplifts throughout their 25 year term. Stonegate Pub Company is one of the largest managed pub companies in the UK with an estate of about 620 pubs including 270 freehold and long leasehold pubs. 

The purchase completed ten days after it was agreed. Fleurets, Kitchen La Frenais Morgan and Shepherd and Wedderburn acted for the purchasers, with Coffer Corporate Leisure and Charles Russell Speechlys for the vendors.