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Our Strategy

Our ambition is to be the pre-eminent integrated brands and drinks distribution business serving the UK and Ireland hospitality industry. Our brand and distribution assets provide: an unrivalled range of ‘fabric’, premium and third-party brands; enhanced customer service; market insight, value and national coverage.

C&C Group Strategic Pillars

Invest and grow our portfolio of leading local, super-premium and craft beer and cider brands.

Strengthen our position as the No.1 drinks distribution business in the British Isles.

Capital allocation to enhance growth and shareholder returns.

Rigorous focus on costs and efficiencies

Medium Term Strategic Goals

Brand and product investment to build value of key brands over the long-term.Leverage key brand strength and market position to grow our portfolio of super-premium and craft brands.

Margin expansion at Matthew Clark and Bibendum through simplification and optimisation programmes.Deliver unrivalled portfolio strength, value and service to the UK and Irish hospitality sectors.

Deliver unrivalled portfolio strength, value and service to the UK and Irish on-trade through our drinks wholesaling businesses

Maintain medium term balance sheet leverage of circa 2.0x Net Debt/EBITDA.Selective acquisitions to fuel sustainable, profitable growth and/or cash returns to shareholders.

Financial Characteristics

Cash generation

Balance Sheet strength

EPS growth