Pret A Manger mulls refinancing deal

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ref="http://www.cityam.com/company/pret-a-manger">PRET A MANGER, the purveyor of sandwiches and coffee for London’s hungry workforce, has ruled out plans for an immediate stock market float in favour of a refinancing deal. Bridgepoint, the private equity shop with a 70 per cent stake in the firm, will use the refinancing to fund future expansion and refund loan notes.