BC set to dig in to cote brasserie chain

PRIVATE equity group BC is in talks to buy restaurant chain Cote Brasserie. The bid, first reported by Sky News, comes less than two years after private equity group, CBPE Capital, took a majority stake in the chain. It has 65 bistros around the UK which have benfited from consumer spending on eating out rise by an average annual rate of 4.5 per cent.