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Davis Coffer Lyons’ Acquisitions Team combines exemplary knowledge of its marketplace with an implicit understanding of location, current trends and requirements, to offer unrivalled expertise in identifying and securing potential sites.

The UK restaurant market is highly competitive and sourcing the right opportunity can be costly and time-consuming. But DCL has established an unparalleled track record for acquiring lucrative sites for clients, ensuring they continue to benefit from our unique understanding of our marketplace.

DCL’s Acquisitions Team combines site specific local knowledge with a strategic national overview. We offer a bespoke service including market analysis, portfolio review and advice on expansion and consolidation. Our position within the market and intimate knowledge of operators and their portfolios ensure we can offer a reliable, experienced and risk-free partner to start planning your acquisition campaign immediately

Transactions include:

  • Côte and Bill’s – part of Richard Caring’s Caprice Holdings: Ongoing acquisition programme of an additional 20 new sites, continuing the brands’ national expansions.
  • Prezzo and Chimichanga: Acquisition of 50 sites to facilitate the expansion of the brands throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
  • CG Restaurants: National expansion of Dirty Martini’s as well as full property advice for its Fire & Stone and Tuttons brands.
  • Tesco: Acquiring former leisure sites throughout London and delivering for immediate occupation including identifying sites, securing funding and preparatory work on the unit.
  • Zuma Group: Acquisition of new premises for Roka in Canary Wharf – sister restaurant to Zuma – following the successful acquisition of its first outlet on Charlotte Street. In addition, ongoing property advice for its sister brands La Petite Maison, Aurelia and Il Baretto.
  • Tragus Group: Providing dedicated acquisition program for restaurant brands including Strada, Café Rouge, Bella Italia and Ortega having originally acquired 112 units nationwide for Café Rouge and The Dome.

The Acquisitions Team:

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Brandon Elmon

Executive Director
020 7299 0700
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Jamie Harvie-Austin

Restaurant Agent
020 7299 0741
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