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Stonegate pubs

A strong bond

We meet Simon Longbottom, CEO, Stonegate Pubs to find out how, with support from Barclays, he has continued to grow the business.

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When Stonegate Pubs formed in 2010 with ambitious plans for growth, they initially needed a banking partner who could help them get the basics right.

With expertise in the Hospitality and Leisure sector, Barclays understands the daily challenges of a pub operation – supporting Stonegate with cash banking, merchant card acquiring and Pay@Pump technology via Barclaycard.

We think that we’ve got the best banking partner. So we can look forward to continuing the relationship and growing together.

Simon Longbottom

CEO, Stonegate Pubs

In 2014 Stonegate moved into the capital markets to diversify its funding sources. Barclays helped Stonegate issue a £400m bond in the high yield market – a first for the UK managed pub sector.

In 2017 Stonegate chose Barclays as its sole bookrunner on a £595m high yield bond, a demonstration of the client’s continued trust in Barclays.

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