TSX Trading Symbol: "MTY"
MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - MTY Food Group Inc. ("MTY" or
the "Company") (TSX: MTY) announced today that pursuant to the binding
agreement announced on July 26, 2012, its wholly-owned subsidiary MTY
Tiki Ming Enterprises Inc. has completed the acquisition of most of the
assets of Mr. Souvlaki Ltd. ("Mr Souvlaki") for a consideration to be
paid from MTY's cash on hand.
Since 1997, Mr Souvlaki (www.mrsouvlaki.ca) has provided its customers with a healthy and affordable Greek menu
that has become a customer favorite. The chain operates 14 franchised
stores in mall locations, 13 of which are located in Ontario and 1 in
British Columbia. The franchise system has generated approximately $4.5
million in sales during its most recent completed fiscal year.
"The acquisition of Mr Souvlaki brings an additional Greek meal offering
into MTY's portfolio, in geographical areas in which we were not
present with this type of menu. The additional stores will further
strengthen our presence in mall food court locations and complement the
offering to our customers." said Stanley Ma, Chairman, President and
CEO of MTY.
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industry results, to be materially different from any future results,
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Release. Except as required by law, we assume no obligation to update
or revise forward-looking information to reflect new events or
circumstances. Additional information is available in the Company's
Management Discussion and Analysis, which can be found on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of
MTY Food Group Inc.
Stanley Ma, Chairman, President & CEO
SOURCE: MTY FOOD GROUP INC.
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