Casual Dining Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary


Casual Dining Group has acquired 1 company. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Casual Dining Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Las Iguanas for $131M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Strada Trading to for $57M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include restaurants (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity1
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

Casual Dining Group Ltd.

163 Eversholt Street,
London, NW1 1BU
United Kingdom,

Casual Dining Group is an independent restaurant company comprised of over 140 restaurants trading as Bella Italia, Café Rouge, and Las Iguanas. Its restaurants are located across the country, from Aberdeen to Plymouth, employing almost 8000 people and serving 20 million meals each year. Casual Dining was formed in 2002 and is based in London.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $131M $131M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 - - 3 - - 4
vol $57M $57M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Las Iguanas 2020-07-31 - Merger
London, United Kingdom ·
Café Rouge 2020-07-31 - Merger
London, United Kingdom ·
Bella Italia 2020-07-31 - Merger
London, United Kingdom ·
Las Iguanas Ltd. 2015-07-07 131M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Clifton, United Kingdom ·
Strada Trading Ltd. 2014-09-29 57M GBP Divestiture
London, United Kingdom ·
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 1 (100%) 131M (100%) 4 (100%) 57M (100%)
Total 1 $131M 4 $57M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 1 131M 4 57M
Total 1 $131M 4 $57M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $131M
Largest Las Iguanas Ltd.
$131M (2015-07-07)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $57M
Largest Strada Trading Ltd.
$57M (2014-09-29)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (100%)
Divested to
3 (75%)

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