Instinctif Partners Appointed by Marston’s PLC
International business communications consultancy, Instinctif Partners, (formerly known as College Group), has been appointed by the Board of Marston’s PLC (“Marston’s” or “the Company”) to advise the Company on its financial PR and investor communication activities.
Marston’s is a leading pub operator and independent brewer. It has an estate of around 1,800 pubs situated nationally and is the UK’s leading brewer of premium cask and bottled ales, including Marston’s Pedigree, Hobgoblin, Banks’s, Jennings, Wychwood, Ringwood, Brakspear and Mansfield beers. The Company employs over 12,000 people throughout England and Wales and is a constituent of both the FTSE 250 and FTSE 350 indices.[/bs_col]
Ralph Findlay, Chief Executive of Marston’s, commented: “We have known the team at Instinctif Partners for some time and they are widely respected in our industry. They understand our particular requirements and forward strategy well and we believe they will be able to make a very positive contribution to our communications with the media and wider investment and business audiences.”
Paul Downes, CEO of Instinctif Partners’ Capital Markets business, added: “Marston’s and its management team are very highly respected leaders and innovators in their industry and beyond. As a FTSE 250 company, they are part of the engine at the very heart of the UK’s economy. For all these factors, Marston’s is exactly the sort of company that we wish to work with and we are delighted to have been selected. We look forward to developing a close working partnership with Ralph and his colleagues in the years ahead.”[/bs_col]