Subway Borrows $3.35 Billion in Biggest Securitization of Its Kind

Subway, the restaurant chain with the most locations in the US, has sold $3.35 billion of asset-backed bonds to help fund its buyout by Roark Capital Group, in what is the largest securitization of its kind on record. The sandwich maker priced the largest portion of its whole business securitization — where a company pledges … Read more

Nestle faces scrutiny from FSSAI

Nestle has once again got into an unhealthy food controversy. Everyone would remember the maggi noodle controversy that Nestle was subjected to in 2015. It then took more than a year for Nestle to navigate the troubled waters. Again in 2021, the Company got a scare. This time an internal memo got leaked wherein the … Read more

Tata Consumer announces two new acquisitions

1. Capital Foods (CFPL) The Company manufactures and sells chutney, masala, sauces, noodles and soups under the popular brand names – ‘Ching’s Secret’ and ‘Smith & Jones’. Initially, Nestle was rumoured to be acquiring the Company. Finally, it’s Tata Consumer Products that has announced the deal. It’s a 100% acquisition for Rs 5,100 cr Full … Read more

Promoter funds continue to sell from Sapphire Foods

Promoters (funds) owned 41.69% of Sapphire Foods at at September 30, 2023. This was almost 10% lower than 51.26% they held post IPO in November 2021. Two promoter entities have now further sold 5.9%  stake in the restaurant operator for Rs 530 crore through open market transactions. Earlier this month, another promoter entity had offloaded … Read more