Portfolio Category: Restaurant / Hospitality

Koning Enterprises

A 77-unit operator of Pizza Hut restaurants in South Florida.

Engagement Goals

Brookwood advised Koning on a successful refinancing to accommodate the Company's growth plan.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

Situation - In April 2005 management at Koning decided to refinance and restructure the Company to allow for growth in its business plan. The Company was overleveraged with senior debt and...
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KirTac, Inc.

A 22 unit YUM! Brand franchisee operating in north central Indiana.  KirTac operates 14 Taco Bells, 2 KFCs, 5 K-T’s and 1 Taco Bell Power Pumper restaurants with significant real estate holdings.

Engagement Goals

Brookwood was engaged by shareholders to sell the business.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

Compelling Business Characteristics - KirTac's units were current as to required remodels and the...
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Bucks County Coffee

The leading micro-roaster of branded, premium coffee in the Mid-Atlantic region. Bucks utilized a multi-channel retail strategy (over 40 Company-owned locations) and rapidly growing wholesale business to capture the third-leading coffee market share in its trade areas.

Engagement Goals

Brookwood advised Bucks on its sale to Saxbys Coffee Worldwide, a fast-growing regional competitor.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

Challenging Situation...
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Au Bon Pain

A fast casual restaurant concept with 120 company-owned cafés and 100 franchised cafés that serve freshly baked breads, signature sandwiches, pre-made and tossed salads, over 30 soup varieties and café beverages.

Engagement Goals

The management team of Au Bon Pain sought funds to finance the recapitalization of the company which was 100% owned by Compass Group PLC, a contract...
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