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Manufacturing and Retail

Watneys Beer Company

Status: Funded

Jun 3rd 2019 - Aug 2nd 2019

Watneys Beer is a craft beer business with a difference. It has reinvented its product for today’s consumers with a single-minded mission to make its brands great again. It has grown quicker than its peers and has built a business turning over of £400,000 a year. Since 1837, it brewed in London and still has etched into the architecture of pubs around the country. Though the brand disappeared in the 1980s, now it's back and set to become a great brand once again. It has established key distribution partnerships with great regional and national pub companies including Star Pubs and Bars, Admiral Taverns, Stonegate Pubs, Antic Pubs, and Enterprise Inns. This year it will look to continue to build distribution with existing customers and believes there is significant headroom in the market for it. Additionally, it will aim to launch its modern cask range of beers, which take inspiration from Watneys' past, all delivered with a modern twist.

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    £400,005
    target

    £1,787,313
    pre-money valuation

    18.29%
    equity available

    423
    investors

    £1,147
    pledge per investor

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    company number

    Active
    company status

    20/02/2014
    incorporated 6 years

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