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A familiar sight on high-streets, Nando’s serves half a million chickens a week. Owned by Capricorn Ventures International, the London firm runs 372 outlets under the Nando’s and Gourmet Burger Kitchen names in Britain and Ireland, and has more than 1,000 restaurants in 24 countries. Profits in 2013 rose to £58.5m under David Niven, 61, who retired as chief executive in March to be replaced by Andrew Lynch, 57, former chief executive of SSP.

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Company details
ActivityRestaurant operator
LocationSouthwest London
Annual profit growth61.47%
Latest profits £000s58,528
Latest sales £000s485,167

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