Pret A Manger

Pret to link up with Roadchef

21 Nov 2017

Pret A Manager is set to further increase its presence on the UK’s motorways after agreeing to open sites with Roadchef

Yo! Sushi dish

YO! confirms £59.2m Bento Sushi deal

20 Nov 2017

YO! Sushi has confirmed the £59.2m acquisition of the 600-strong North American chain Bento Sushi.

Clive Watson

City Pub Group raises expectations for float

20 Nov 2017

City Pub Group has raised expectations of how much its expects to raise through this week’s float on AIM.

Going out spending down 4pp

Restaurant sales slumped 1.5% in October

20 Nov 2017

Restaurant groups saw like-for-like sales fall 1.5% in October compared to the same month last year, according to the latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Brewhouse and Kitchen

B&K raises £7m for further growth

17 Nov 2017

Brewhouse & Kitchen has begun another round of fundraising, with £7m committed so far, MCA understands.

Patrick Dardis

Young’s ‘could spend £100m on group deal’

17 Nov 2017

Young’s chief executive Patrick Dardis has told MCA it’s “probably about time” the company made a group acquisition and said it has the firepower to spend £100m plus on a deal.

Caffe Nero interior

Caffe Nero appoints new UK CEO

17 Nov 2017

Caffe Nero has appointed Will Stratton-Morris as the new chief executive for its c660-strong UK business


Bids sought for Byron

16 Nov 2017

A sale of Byron could take place before the end of the year, after the process to find a new owner of the c70-strong chain was understood to have been sped up

Cafe Rouge exterior

CDG makes senior team changes

15 Nov 2017

Casual Dining Group is to make a number of changes to its senior management team, MCA understands.

Burger King Garden Grill

Bridgepoint to back Burger King UK

14 Nov 2017

Bridgepoint, the private equity backer of Pret A Manger, has agreed to acquire the master franchise rights for Burger King UK

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