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Pizza Express is contemplating serving up a surprise bid for The Restaurant Group (TRG), but no formal offer has yet been made, it is understood. The British mock-Italian chain has apparently made initial contact with TRG in a step that could lead to a formal bid being made, according to reports late on Wednesday night [...]
Wagamama owner The Restaurant Group is set to become the latest London-listed firm to go private after receiving a bumper bid from private equity giant Apollo.
Big Table Group will receive £7.5m for taking Frankie & Benny's & Chiquito off The Restaurant Group's hands
TRG, which owns a slew of casual dining chains and pubs, its most popular being Japanese inspired eatery Wagamama, reported a 10 per cent rise in total revenue during the term to £467.4m.
Wagamama, Dominos and Pizza Express are among a cluster of top restaurants in the UK which have seen their profits increase in the last six months, new research shows, as the market slowly shows signs of recovery. The combined profit of the top 100 restaurants in the UK rose from £19.9m in September 2022 to [...]
Wagamama owner The Restaurant Group (TRG) has seen revenues rise despite the cost of living crisis, it confirmed this morning, with plans to reduce overheads with a raft of closures continuing apace. Like-for-like sales in its most popular chain, Wagamama grew 21 per cent in the two weeks to 16 July 2023, despite trading being [...]
Tortilla Mexican Grill raked in revenues of £32.7m during the first leg of the year, up 22 per cent compared to the same period last year, off the back of a string of new site openings. The fast-casual restaurant chain was bolstered by new openings and growing demand, saying like for like revenue also grew [...]
Wagamama’s owner The Restaurant Group (TRG) is waving goodbye to its chief financial officer, Kirk Davis, as part of a shake up of its top team. The hospitality group, which also owns high street eateries such as Frankie & Bennys, said that Davis will step down after the publication of its interim results in September [...]
Shareholders dealt a major blow to The Restaurant Group (TRG) chief Andy Hornby today after large numbers voted against bosses latest pay packets. Hornby was stung by shareholders in the Wagamama’s owner after 46 per cent voted against the company’s pay report for last year at the firm’s annual general meeting in London. Hornsby received [...]
The chief executive of Wagamama‘s owner The Restaurant Group (TRG) has claimed that dining out will never be as popular as it was pre-pandemic – but reassured chains will not disappear from the British high street altogether. “I don’t think the [casual dining] industry will never be quite as big as it was,” Andy Hornby, [...]
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