(Reuters) - Spirit Pub Company Plc
The company, which operates about 800 managed pubs and over 400 leased pubs under brands such as Chef & Brewer, Fayre & Square and Flaming Grill, said it intends to begin acquiring pubs in the second half of 2014.
Spirit Pub, which makes most of its revenue from managed pubs, said like-for-like net sales from the unit were up 4.3 percent.
A day earlier, rival Greene King Plc
Spirit Pub shares closed at 84.75 pence on the London Stock Exchange on Monday.
(Reporting By Esha Vaish in Bangalore; Editing by Supriya Kurane)