Investment Summary

Exits Fogo de Chão

On May 9, 2012, invested in restaurant Fogo de Chão from GP Investments

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Restaurants sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in Texas.
Investment Fate
  • Fogo de Chão was sold to a financial buyer in 2012.
  • Fogo de Chão went public in 2015.
  • Fogo de Chão was sold to a financial buyer in 2018.

Investment Summary

Date 2012-05-09
Target Fogo de Chão
Sector Restaurants
Sellers(s) GP Investments
Deal Type Secondary Sale

Target

Fogo de Chão

Dallas, Texas, United States
website
Fogo de Chão is a Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized in fire-roasting high-quality meats utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. Fogo de Chão was founded in 1979 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

GP Investments

Sao Paulo, Brazil

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1993
PE ASSETS 5.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

GP Investments is a publicly-traded private equity group that targets opportunities in Latin/South America. GP targets mature businesses in traditional industries with revenues greater than $60 million (US). Prospective transaction situations include consolidations, non-core divestitures, acquisitions of family-owned businesses, recapitalizations, and restructurings. The Firm prefers control positions when pursuing transactions. GP will not invest in start-ups and avoids tech-related or biotech companies. GP was formed in 1993 and has offices in Bermuda and Sao Paulo, Brazil.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 10
Sector (Restaurants) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Sale) 1 of 1
State (Texas) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 2
Year (2012) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-04-01 BR Properties SA

Sao Paulo, Brazil

BR Properties SA is a Brazil-based company engaged in the real estate sector.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-06-10 Sascar Tecnologia Automotiva S/A

Santana de Parnaíba, Alaska, Brazil

Sascar Tecnologia Automotiva S/A provides digital fleet management and freight security company.

Sell €520M