Maj Invest sells Sticks'n'Sushi to British private equity fund


Maj Invest sells Sticks’n’Sushi to British private equity fund

Maj Invest Equity (“Maj Invest”) has sold its majority interest in Sticks’n’Sushi to the British private equity fund McWin Capital Partners (“McWin”), who specialises in investments within the restaurant industry. Since 2013, Maj Invest has managed to professionalise an authentic sushi concept driven by activists through active ownership into the scalable business concept it is today. Maj Invest has a big stake in the international success of Sticks’n’Sushi.

Sticks’n’Sushi opened its first sushi restaurant in 1994 and, today, has 12 restaurants in Denmark and Great Britain and three restaurants in Berlin. The sushi chain has approx. 1,400 employees and serves more than two million guests annually.

Maj Invest is a Danish private equity fund and part of the Maj Invest group. Since its formation in 2005, the private equity fund has invested in medium-sized Danish and international companies and sold more than 50 businesses.

McWin is a British private equity fund, focusing on European investments within the food service and food technology industries. They have previously invested in Gail’s and White Rabbit in Great Britain, Big Mamma in France and L’Osteria in Germany.

Accura advised Maj Invest in connection with the transaction.