Dubai, UAE., January 03, 2018 Press Release
Equity-i has been retained as a financial advisor by a leading GCC family that owns a portfolio of well established casual dining restaurants. The Company is a UAE based F&B retail company that owns and operates highly valuable well established dining brands in the GCC.
Equity-i is working with its client to evaluate strategic options for the business in order to maximise the value of the client’s equity. The strategic options under consideration include selling the business, IPO, consolidating ownership of all the assets and evaluating expansion plans into Saudi Arabia.
Equity-i believes the F&B market in Dubai in particular is saturated and has transitioned from an emerging to an established market. However, opportunities remain for well managed, well financed and customer focused brands who are the best equipped to survive and grow. The Middle East markets with its youthful population, a mall culture and strong brand recognition will remain over the long term a very attractive markets for F&B operators.
Equity-i has an established track record in working with the owners of some of the leading F&B brands.