Greene King Plc operates as a holding company, which engages in the business of managing and leasing public houses, brewing beer, wholesaling beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. It operates through the following segments: Pub Company, Pub Partners, and Brewing and Brands. The Pub Company segment operates pubs, hotels, and restaurants. The Pub Partners segment manages the leasing of pubs. The Brewing and Brands segment engages in the business of brewing beer, marketing, and selling. The company was founded by Benjamin Greene in 1799 and is headquartered in Bury St. Edmunds, the United Kingdom.