UK-based private equity firm, Penta Capital, has purchased a majority stake in Seafood Pub Company Ltd., a pub operator also based in the UK.

The latter has sold the stake in order to expand its portfolio further in the north-west of the UK.

Ronnoco Coffee, a company based in St Louis, Missouri, US, has purchased Black Waters Coffee Company’s route business in order to further penetrate in the Wisconsin coffee market.

Also based in the US, Black Waters Coffee Company produces roasted coffee, whereas Ronnoco produces coffee, tea and related products.