Bringing the Players To Restaurant Table

Burton, Paul
May 2011
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/27/2011, Vol. 77 Issue 20, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the emerging trends regarding the deals between private equity firms and restaurants in the U.S. It highlights the move of Golden Gate Capital to buy California Pizza Kitchen Inc. that manifests the increased willingness of investors to spend money at moderately priced restaurants. The desire of debt financing markets on franchise businesses given with its low yet ongoing capital needs and strong cash flow is also mentioned.


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