Fortress close to buying Majestic’s 200 stores

Fortress has emerged as the frontrunner to buy Majestic Wine’s 200 stores in a deal worth £100 million. The UK wine retailer is reported to…

Waterstones owner joins battle for Majestic’s retail estate

The owner of Waterstones is reported to be a new contender in the £100 million battle for Majestic Wine’s 200-strong retail estate. Elliott Advisors, described…

Asahi confirms £1.8 billion acquisition of Peroni and Grolsch from AB InBev

AB InBev has accepted a £1.8 billion bid from Japan’s Asahi brewing group for four beer brands including Peroni and Grolsch. The sale, which includes…