Walkabout

Restructure approval allows Intertain to acquire and refurbish

06 Feb 2015

John Leslie, chief executive of Walkabout operator Intertain, has told M&C Report that approval for the company’s restructuring plans paves the way for a period of acquisition and refurbishment over the next 18 months.

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Intertain receives approval for restructuring

06 Feb 2015

Intertain, the operator of the Walkabout brand, has announced that its creditors have approved restructuring plans that will ensure the long-term future of the business

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​Intertain to undergo restructuring

21 Jan 2015

Intertain, the operator of the Walkabout brand, is to undergo a restructuring, which will include a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), and has aleady seen a reduction in its debt levels

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Intertain acquired by Jon Moulton’s Better Capital

08 Nov 2014

Jon Moulton, the founder of private equity firm Alchemy Partners, has acquired Intertain, through current turnaround vehicle Better Capital, in a deal thought to be valued at c£15m

iNTERTAIN wins three Benefits Awards

15 Oct 2014

Walkabout’s parent company, iNTERTAIN, was given three awards at the Benefits Excellence Awards which recognise excellence in human resources, and specifically the continued innovation and success of voluntary benefits programmes

Walkabout staff complete charity bike ride

18 Sep 2014

Staff at Walkabout, the Intertain-owned bar brand, have raised £4,650 by cycling from Liverpool to Manchester

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​Walkabout has the potential to return to 50 sites

15 Aug 2014

Intertain has said it has already received interest from a mixture of private equity and high-net worth individuals

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Intertain explores investment options

15 Aug 2014

Intertain has appointed advisors to help secure new investment in the business to finance its expansion plans

Toby Smith of Stonegate

Licence to develop

10 Apr 2015

Toby Smith left Stonegate Pub Company looking for a new challenge. In taking the top seat at Novus Leisure he has certainly chosen one, but he tells Mark Wingett that he has a strong base on which to build and a new format that he believes could be a phenomenal success

Mark McQuater of Inventive Leisure

Shaken-up

17 Feb 2015

Over the last two years Revolution Bars and chief executive Mark McQuater have helped each other restore their reputations. From a failed sales process, the company has dusted itself down and under McQuater impressively re-invented itself leading to a re-engaged consumer and an uplift in sales

Steve Ball, Columbo

“Just one more thing… ”

13 Feb 2015 | By James Wallin

London’s late-night sector is globally renowned but, as Columbo Group co-founder Steve Ball tells James Wallin, the authorities are not doing enough to support a sector that enriches the capital both culturally and economically

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