Sushiro

At exit, Sushiro was a market-leading ‘Kaiten’ sushi restaurant chain operator in Japan. As a market leader, it was well positioned to benefit from a long-term shift in consumer preferences toward value dining. See how we helped transform operations...

Japan

Realised

Together we achieved

  • Expanded its restaurant network by opening 140 new sushi restaurants
  • Launched an urban format to serve metropolitan areas
  • Strengthened its offering through menu extensions and takeaway

This was accomplished by

  • Established a word-class management team
  • Strengthened its store development team and introduced a new urban store concept
  • Revamped the menu, including higher quality products and diversification
  • Enhanced its digital marketing offering and introduced new CRM systems
  • Improved efficiency of its store operations

www.akindo-sushiro.co.jp

The metrics

2012

Acquisition year

2017

Exit year

€895m

Transaction value

336

Stores at entry

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Stores at exit

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Sales

Sales at entry - JPY 111bn
Sales at exit - JPY 155bn