Texas Roadhouse as president in May 2000, succeeded Taylor as CEO, but left to take on the same role at California Pizza Kitchen . Hart's significant restaurant industry experience was a plus. However, the rest of the management team
Overview -- U.S. casual dining restaurant operator California Pizza Kitchen has performed below our expectations because of revenue declines due to weak traffic and store closures. ...
recent restaurant takeovers, including the 8 times trailing EBITDA multiple Golden Gate Capital paid for California Pizza Kitchen last year, and we think it is reasonable. In fact, we believe this may be the first of several leveraged
up at restaurants such as Applebee's DIN, California Pizza Kitchen , Cheesecake Factory, and Chili's. Cheesecake ..... opened its own Asian restaurant concept, and California Pizza Kitchen CPKI , which offers Asian-style pizzas. On the
Group and Sequoia Capital are in separate talks to invest about $40 million to $50 million in JSM Corp, which operates the Indian franchises of Hard Rock Cafe and California Pizza Kitchen , two sources with knowledge of the matter said.
-- Private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital (GGC) completed its acquisition of U.S. restaurant operator California Pizza Kitchen Inc. (CPK) for $470 million last year. -- Standard & Poor's...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - California Pizza Kitchen Inc agreed on Wednesday to be acquired by private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $470 million, more than a year after its hunt for a buyer began.
percentage gainers of ‘fans’ in February 2011 versus the prior month: 1-800-FLOWERS ( FLWS ) 97.3% California Pizza Kitchen ( CPKI ) 81.6% CVS Pharmacy ( CVS ) 67.9% Zale’s ( ZLC ) 48.4% New York & Co. ( NWY ) 45.5% Conversely
John Gordon submits: In January and early February, we had a lot of restaurant earnings and investor conference news, from YUM, Darden ( DRI ) Wendy’s Arby’s Group ( WEN ), Brinker ( EAT ) and McDonald’s ( MCD ). And we’ll count Starbucks ( SBUX ) too, even thought they are hoping to transition to
at the namesake Cheesecake chain and 0.9% at Grand Lux, outperforming peers like Olive Garden DRI and California Pizza Kitchen CPKI , which posted 0.8% and 5.9% comparable sales declines, respectively. In our view, Cheesecake