Creative bar-restaurant concept– quality food offering, distinctive cocktail menu and exciting presentational style.

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Region

North

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Strategy

Roll-out

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Fund

Buy-Out

Strategy

To expand the brand outside of the North and lead industry transformation in ESG management to bring value to the business.

Value Creation

  • Introduced an experienced industry executive to join the board as non-executive director
  • Supported the management team with banking relationship to enable roll-out without further equity investment
  • Supported expansion of the management team with financial director introduction and strengthened existing team with promotion of operations director
  • Supported significant ESG initiatives with improvements across recruitment and retention, health, safety and wellbeing, local community, environment and sustainable supply chain

Outcome

Growth from to 13 sites in 3 years

Palatine have been really helpful in terms of supporting our ESG initiatives. At the point of investment, Palatine introduced us to Frances Wells who helped us manage and measure the program.

Simon Potts
Manging Director, The Alchemist