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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Heineken's debt swoop could herald pub sector shift

Back to the future

The Dutch brewer has bought 30% of the senior debt in Globe, the troubled UK pub company to which it supplies beer. Buying at a discount to protect contracts makes sense. But if Globe goes bust, this could usher a return to the days when brewers owned their estates.

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