Founded in Bristol in 2002 by three friends — Alex Reilley, Jake Bishop and Dave Reid — this firm operates over 130 café and restaurant bars, which are open all day and aim to be family-friendly. Operating under the Lounges and Cosy Club brands, sales rose 32% to £121.1m in the year to April 2018. Lion Capital bought a majority stake in 2016 for £137m.

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Company details
ActivityCafé and bar operator
Sales £m*121.1
Operating profit £m*8.1

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