The Restaurant Group’s acquisition of Wagamama

Slaughter and May and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP are advising The Restaurant Group (TRG) on its proposed acquisition of Wagamama for a cash payment of £357 million, representing an enterprise value of £559 million.

The acquisition will be funded through a combination of cash, new debt and a rights issue and is conditional upon shareholder approval.

Slaughter and May is working as an integrated team with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Slaughter and May is advising The Restaurant Group on the deal with a Corporate team led by David Johnson (partner, in picture) and Sally Wokes (partner, in picture); on Financing matters is advising Matthew Tobin (partner).

Involved fees earner: Sally Wokes – Slaughter and May; David Johnson – Slaughter and May; Matthew Tobin – Slaughter and May;

Law Firms: Slaughter and May;

Clients: The Restaurant Group (TRG);