Hawthorn Leisure is to buy 11 managed pubs from JD Wetherspoon.
The new city centre sites include the Auctioneer in Blackpool, Lattice House in King's Lynn and Swim Inn in Sheffield. They will add to Hawthorn Leisure's 50 managed and franchised pubs.
Chief executive Gerry Carroll said: "This is another exciting development for our group, as we continue to invest in developing our high quality estate of pubs across the UK. In the past year, we have made fantastic progress in further building our team and operational capabilities, both in leased/tenanted and managed pubs, and we look forward to continuing this trajectory of growth."
The purchase price has not been disclosed.
The 11 pubs are:
Picture Palace, Enfield
Earl of Zetland, Grangemouth
Red Lion, Heanor
Lattice House, King's Lynn
Clydesdale Inn, Lanark
Twitchel Inn, Long Eaton
Corn Law Rymer, Rotherham
Swim Inn, Sheffield
Ye Old Crown Inn, Stourport-on-Severn