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