• Region: Europe
  • Sector: Consumer & Retail
  • Investment Year: 2016
  • Transaction Value: €311m


Cigierre was acquired by BCEC IX in January 2016 and is the market leader in Italian casual dining market operating more than 300 sites under two main brands, Old Wild West and Wiener Haus.

As the No. 1 operator in the highly fragmented and relatively underdeveloped Italian casual dining market Cigierre‘s market leadership has been further strengthened through organic growth and acquisitions of 4 further concepts in Italy and internationally.

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12 November 2015

BC Partners acquires Cigierre

Funds advised by BC Partners (“BC Partners”), a leading international private equity firm, have reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Cigierre (“the Company”), Italy’s leading restaurant chain, from the founder and

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