Pret A Manger

Pret A Manger is the UK’s leading retailer of high quality, natural, ready-to-eat sandwiches, salads and drinks. Founded in 1986, it has 390 shops in the UK, US, France, Hong Kong and China and employs over 10,000 people.

Sector Consumer Office London
Acquired 2008 Deal size €500m


With a strong growth track record, a distinctive culture and an appealing product offering, the company is well positioned to capitalise on food and consumer lifestyle changes driven by the trend for premium healthy eating. The company aims to expand its store numbers by c.15% per annum as it seeks to transform the business through controlled expansion to become truly international in scale.

In May 2018 the company was sold to JAB for an undisclosed sum.



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