Domino’s takes full control of its Japanese pizza business

25 October 2017

News

Thomson Geer advised Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (Domino’s) on its minority share acquisition of Bain Capital Domino Hong Kong Limited’s (Bain Capital) shares in Domino’s Pizza Japan.

Domino’s entered the Japan market in a joint venture with Bain Capital in 2013. In FY’17, the Japan market achieved its highest ever level of carry out sales with 493 stores. With the acquisition of Bain’s minority interest, Domino’s now owns 100% of that market.

The Thomson Geer team was led by Partner, Eugene Fung, and comprised of Partner, Robert Gallagher, and Senior Associate, Melanie Mitchell.

Completion of the transaction is expected on 27 October, 2017.

Eugene Fung said: “It has been a busy period for the Domino’s acquisitions team with the recent acquisition of Hallo Pizza in Germany and now the Bain minority interest in Japan. We are delighted to have supported both transactions”.