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UK pubs group Mitchells & Butlers' sales hit by COVID-19 closures

Feb 22 (Reuters) - British pub operator Mitchells & Butlers on Monday reported a plunge in sales as all its sites have been forced shut under Britain’s latest lockdown, and launched an open offer to raise 351 million pounds ($491.47 million).

The company said total managed sales between Sept. 27 and Jan. 16 fell 69.8%, compared with last year.

$1 = 0.7142 pounds Reporting by Tanishaa Nadkar in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V

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