This Heineken / Punch takeover deal appears to be almost done and dusted but I did discover over lunch the other day (that's old school "journalism" for you, I guess) some more detail about the consortium Alan McIntosh was trying to put together to buy the business...
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Reuben Brothers approached about backing Emerald Investment Partners' rival Punch bid - sources - part 2
Combing through my copy of The Times this morning I noticed Dom Walsh's story on Punch Taverns corroberated little old Betaville's piece from a few weeks ago about how Alan McIntosh's Emerald consortium had approached the billionaire Reuben brothers to back his consortium bid for the pub company.
Here is a link to the piece in The Times:..
Below is the first Tip TV session of 2017 with my old chum Zak, who was rather subdued today as he was suffering with a heavy cold.
Britain's richest brothers, the Reuben Brothers, have held talks about backing Emerald Investment Partners' potential bid for pub operator Punch Taverns.
According to well-placed sources, Emerald has approached the billionaire Reuben Brothers about providing financial backing for its £400 million plus bid for Punch...