Wrocław, Poland, September 18th 2013, AmRest (WSE: EAT), the largest publicly listed restaurant group in CEE with a variety of brands and growing international presence, today announced the opening of its 700th restaurant. The opening took place in Galeria Katowicka mall, Katowice, Poland where AmRest opened 4 restaurants Burger King, KFC, Pizza Hut and Starbucks bringing the total number of stores it operates to 703.
- AmRest opened 46 new stores opened YTD, taking total number of restaurants to 703
- AmRest operates 8 brands in 13 countries
- 2012 sales and EBITDA of the company amounted to PLN 2 353 m and PLN 366 m respectively
Henry McGovern, Chairman of Supervisory Board of AmRest, commented:
“I am very glad to share with you that we have reached another milestone in AmRest history. I am especially happy that this symbolic opening took place in Poland which is still not only our single largest market but also a special place where the story of AmRest began almost exactly 20 years ago. Our Company has grown significantly from the day of opening the first Pizza Hut Store in Wrocław. Despite becoming increasingly global company we continue to focus majority of our attention on developing our core CEE markets. We feel that this region has still enormous growth potential and we aim at doubling our current presence here in the coming years.”
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