Camerons Brewery’s Acquisition Of The Bar Soba Group


Weightmans has advised Camerons Brewery on its acquisition of the Bar Soba Group.

The acquisition will see Hartlepool-based Camerons Brewery grow its current managed pub estate to 34 sites across the UK. Bar Soba, which was founded in 1999, has three venues in Glasgow as well as one in both Edinburgh and Leeds, and is characterised by its vibrant South East Asia-inspired food and creative cocktail menu.

Camerons Brewery Ltd is a brewery established by John William Cameron in Hartlepool, County Durham, England in 1865.

Finance for the acquisition was provided by HSBC.

Duncan Reid (Picture), Partner at law firm Weightmans provided legal advice.

David Ward, Tax Partner, and Simon McInally, Tax Senior Manager, from accountancy and business advisory firm UNW provided tax due diligence on the deal.

Involved fees earner: Duncan Reid – Weightmans LLP;

Law Firms: Weightmans LLP;

Clients: Camerons Brewery;