Peter Hansen founded Sapient Corporate Finance in 1997 to provide independent corporate finance and strategy advice to companies in the pub and leisure sector. Since Sapient’s founding in 1997, we have completed over 100 transactions for consideration of £17bn, including more than 30 transactions for consideration of £4bn since 2009.
Sapient acted as financial adviser to Avenue Capital on the sale of Hawthorn Leisure Limited to NewRiver REIT plc for £107m. Sapient also acted for SA Brain in the sale of a majority stake in Coffee#1 to Caffe Nero. Most recently, Sapient advised the Guernsey Pub Company on the sale of Randall’s of Guernsey.
Peter will look at the big deals in the sector over the last 12 months and what to expect in 2020.