Buyout chiefs leave a trail of ruin on the high street

26 July, 2020 London

IN NUMBERS 50% Growth in the number of casual dining outlets between 2010 and 2018 £48bn Spending by private equity firms on retailers and casual dining groups since 2000 £1.1bn Debt pile of Pizza Express, owned by China’s Hony Capital When Karen Jones and Roger Myers brought a slice of Parisian café culture to southwest[…]