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Story of the Day: In the first six months ofsales were down Due to the ongoing losses, CAU was reliant on the wider Gaucho group for funding to support ongoing trading. This was in part driven by successful site openings outside London Birmingham and Edinburgh. However the first six months of were still challenging for the Gaucho brand.
While revenue was up 2. In respect of CAU, significant underperformance resulted from a number of factors including high operating costs and wider challenges in the sector in which it operated. In the first six months ofsales were Due to the ongoing losses in CAU, the sister brand was unable to pay all its liabilities as they fell due.
The losses generated by CAU were causing the wider group to become cash constrained so the decision was taken by management in May to launch an accelerated sales process of the Gaucho business alongside consideration of a company voluntary arrangement CVA to wind down the CAU business.
The secured creditors agreed to waive certain covenants to allow the group to implement a full sales process. A number of offers were received for Gioma as part of this process but no offers were received for CAU.
However, notwithstanding significant interest in Gioma due to a number of issues raised as part of the due diligence process, including guarantees provided by Gioma in respect of CAU lease liabilities and the added complication of needing to deliver a CVA of CAU alongside a sale of Gaucho, none of the offers presented were capable of being implemented.
Once it became clear there were no acceptable offers for the group and that a CVA of CAU would not be achievable, the directors held a board meeting on 17 July to resolve to place the companies into administration. Given the lack of interest from potential purchasers in the CAU business and the fact the business was loss-making, it was concluded trading was not viable and therefore the joint administrators of CAU wound down the CAU business.
The administrators said based on current information there would not insufficient asset realisations to repay all secured creditors in full. The administrators said they did not expect there to be sufficient funds to enable a distribution.
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The company had no preferential creditors. Earlier this month, they agreed to acquire Gaucho out of administration. Nine pubs opened in With a further four sites in development, further sites in the hands of solicitors and others in negotiation, the business is ahead of its strategy to double in size to sites by and anticipates operating more than 50 pubs by mid We were well positioned to capitalise on the excellent weather and our sports orientated pubs have benefitted significantly from the World Cup.
We are ahead of our original target to double the number of pubs operated by and expect to have 50 by mid This will be assisted by softening conditions in the acquisitions market and limited competition for sites. We are confident of meeting market expectations for and believe we have the right team and strategy to continue making progress.
The company benefited from the good weather across the summer and our wet-led sport pubs from the World Cup. As we have continued to acquire new sites the group has taken advantage of economies of scale driving an improved financial performance. Operating Ebitda margins have increased from Margins are anticipated to increase further as the central overhead base becomes more efficient.
The City Pub Group has grown from a start-up in to an estate of 42 pubs operating today through selective acquisition of predominately single sites. These are then refurbished, their offer targeted specifically to their local marketplace and managed by well incentivised operators who have a passion for delivering a consistent, high quality experience for customers.
Net debt to Ebitda is around two times and this is anticipated to reduce significantly once the four development sites are open and trading.
We are currently reviewing options for increasing and extending the length of our banking facilities. Operating margin weakened to 0. A net total of 19 equity stores were sold or closed during the year.
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