Greene King plc


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Half Year 2020 Greene King PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments


Greene King Says European Commission Cleared Cash Offer By CK Bidco

CK Asset Holdings Says Shareholders Approve Acquisition Of Greene King PLC

Greene King Says 67.46% Of Votes Cast At AGM In Favour Of Approving Directors' Remuneration Report


About Greene King plc

Greene King plc is an integrated pub retailer and brewer. The Company operates approximately 3,040 managed, tenanted, leased and franchised pubs, restaurants and hotels, including brands, such as Hungry Horse, Chef & Brewer, Flaming Grill, Farmhouse Inns and its Greene King locals estate. The Company's segments include Pub Company, Pub Partners, and Brewing & Brands. The Pub Company segment is engaged in the operation of managed pubs and restaurants. The Pub Partners segment is involved in the operation of tenanted and leased pubs. The Brewing and Brands segment is engaged in brewing, marketing and selling beer. The Company's ale brand portfolio includes Old Speckled Hen, Greene King IPA, Abbot Ale and Belhaven Best. The Pub Company segment operates approximately 1,820 pubs and restaurants across Britain. The Company's breweries include Westgate Brewery, which is located in Bury St. Edmunds, and Belhaven Brewery, located in Dunbar.



Contact Info

Abbot House, Westgate Street


Executive Leadership

Philip E. Yea

Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Nick Mackenzie

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Smothers

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Lindsay Keswick

Company Secretary

Sandra Turner

Non-Executive Director

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2.73 mean rating - 11 analysts
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Pub operator Greene King gets regulatory nod for merger with Ka-Shing's firm

Greene King Plc <GNK.L> said on Thursday the European Commission has given the go-ahead for CK Asset <1113.HK>, a Hong Kong-listed company founded by the territory's richest man Li Ka-Shing, to acquire the British pubs operator.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Greene King sales improve ahead of proposed takeover

Greene King Plc said on Friday comparable sales at its pubs rose 1.5% over the last seven weeks, as it prepared for a proposed 4.6 billion pound ($5.68 billion) takeover by a company founded by Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-Shing.

Greene King sales rise ahead of proposed takeover

Greene King Plc said on Friday comparable sales at its pubs grew 1.5% over the last seven weeks, as the company prepares for a proposed 4.6 billion pound ($5.68 billion) takeover by Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-Shing.

UK pubs operator Greene King agrees to 4.6 billion pounds Hong Kong offer

British pubs operator Greene King <GNK.L> has agreed to a 4.6 billion pounds ($5.6 billion) bid from a Hong Kong-listed company founded by the territory's richest man Li Ka-Shing, which said it was seeking to increase its UK presence even as Brexit looms.

UPDATE 2-Oil majors, banks lead FTSE 100; Greene King soars on M&A

* Chinese moves on corporate interest rates lift stocks globally

Hong Kong's CK Asset Holdings to buy British pub operator Greene King

A unit of CK Asset Holdings Ltd , founded by Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-Shing, on Monday agreed to buy pub operator Greene King Plc for 850 pence per share, excluding the shares it already owns, in a deal that values the company at 2.7 billion pounds.

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Wet June hurts Greene King pub sales but robust 2018 lifts shares

British pub operator Greene King Plc said a wet summer so far and poor sentiment had hurt its sales in its new financial year, but it posted higher-than-expected annual profit in the previous 12 months, driving shares up some 4%.

Wet summer hurts Greene King's sales in new financial year

Britain's Greene King reported higher annual profit, boosted mainly by last year's football World Cup, but said the unseasonable wet summer season had hurt the pub operator's sales in the first eight weeks of the year.

UPDATE 2-Pub operator Greene King's happy Easter doused by cost pressures

* Shares on track for worst day in over 10 mths (Adds details on costs, analyst comments, shares)

Pub operator Greene King expects annual profit above market view

British pub operator Greene King Plc on Tuesday forecast annual pre-tax profit above analysts' expectations, as demand for its brews during Christmas continued into the Easter period.

Greene King taps Merlin Entertainments' Nick Mackenzie as CEO

Pub operator Greene King Plc on Tuesday named Nick Mackenzie chief executive officer, replacing long-time boss Rooney Anand who stepped down in November last year.

UPDATE 2-Record Christmas sales cheer Greene King investors

* Says Brexit could hurt consumer spending (Adds analysts comments, details on Brexit, shares, graphic)

Pub group Greene King posts double-digit holiday sales growth

Pub operator Greene King Plc on Tuesday said comparable sales for the two weeks covering Christmas and New Year's eve rose 10.9 percent, boosted by strong demand for beers and ales from British pub-goers at its outlets.

UPDATE 2-Brexit fatigue is driving Britons to drink, says pub chain Greene King

* Shares move to top of London's midcap index (Adds CEO, analyst comments, Brexit details, shares)

Greene King profit rises, plans for "no deal" Brexit

Greene King reported a 3.2 percent rise in first-half pretax profit on Thursday and the pub operator said it was putting contingency plans in place to protect against disruptions if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal.

Greene King's long-time CEO to step down in 2019

Pub Operator Greene King Plc's long-time Chief Executive Officer, Rooney Anand, will step down at the end of the current financial year, the company said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Britain's Greene King toasts growth cocktail of sun and soccer

* On track to close 100-110 pubs this year (Adds shares, analyst comments)

UK pub operator Greene King's Q1 like-for-like sales climb

British pub operator Greene King Plc's like-for-like sales rose 2.8 percent higher in the first quarter, boosted by exceptionally warm weather in the country and the football World Cup.

UPDATE 1-UK pub operator Greene King posts lower profit on weak spending, higher costs

British pub operator Greene King Plc on Thursday reported an 11.2 percent drop in full-year adjusted pretax profit, hurt by softer consumer spending, higher costs and bad weather at the start of the year.

UK pub operator Greene King posts 11.2 pct pretax profit fall

British pub operator Greene King Plc's full-year adjusted pretax profit fell 11.2 percent, in line with the company's expectations, hurt by softer consumer spending and adverse weather at the start of the year.

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