Article Date 06/06/2019

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MTY enters into an agreement to acquire the assets of Yuzu Sushi

Source Cision Newswire

MTY Food Group Inc. announced  that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Yuzu Sushi, a fast-growing chain of sushi restaurants. 

The Yuzu Sushi network currently has 132 points of sale in operation, including 68 restaurant franchises, 30 franchised express counters, and 34 complementary grocery outlets. Yuzu Sushi operates mainly in Quebec and has a presence in New Brunswick. System sales totaled more than $40 million in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018.

Eric Lefebvre, CEO of MTY, said, "Yuzu Sushi is a young and dynamic brand with a network of committed franchise partners that are just as dynamic. Yuzu Sushi has a customer base that is passionate about gourmet sushi and new products and offers significant growth potential for future years."

The transaction should be finalized within the next 45 days but remains subject to several customary conditions for a transaction of this nature. There can be no assurance that the transaction will be completed as described above or that the expected Closing Date will materialize.

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