Stonegate Acquisition

Stonegate Pub Company purchased Ei Group on 3 March 2020 for £1.27bn, making it the largest pub company in the UK with around 4,500 sites.

Its portfolio is comprised of 1,289 sites within the managed division and 3,284 leased and tenanted businesses (Ei Publican Partnerships).

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Who we are

We are the largest pub company in the UK, with around 4,500 properties that are predominantly run as leased and tenanted pubs.

Our publicans

We are totally committed to empowering our publicans to develop and run great British pubs for the benefit of their local communities.

Our history

Ei Group was founded in 1991 and has grown over time to become the leading leased and tenanted pub business in the UK.