Article Date 22/03/2019

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MTY completes the acquisition of South Street Burger

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MTY Food Group Inc. ("MTY" or the "Company") (TSX: MTY) announced today that pursuant to the announcement made on December 11, 2018, one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has acquired substantially most of the assets of South Street Burger.

The total consideration for the transaction is approximately $5.1 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. A total of approximately $4.1 million was paid on closing, financed from MTY's cash on hand and existing credit facilities, while $0.2 million in net liabilities was assumed and $0.8 million was held back..

The South Street Burger network currently has 24 franchised restaurants and 13 corporate restaurants in operation, one of which is located in Dubai, UAE and all other restaurants are located in Canada.  

The acquisition of South Street Burger will solidify MTY's position in the fast casual restaurants segment and will complement the company's current offering in the gourmet burger category.

MTY intends to relocate the operations of South Street Burger to its Ontario offices located in Richmond Hill and Oakville, under the leadership of Bruce Miller.

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