Leisure and hospitality

Trust RSM to have the industry insight and experience you need to realise your plans for the future. We will support you through your growth plans, adding value and securing the best possible terms from investors, lenders and strategic buyers.

Our specialist leisure and hospitality team gives advice to privately owned, private equity backed and quoted businesses across the leisure and hospitality industry, ranging from single site operators to some of the most high profile brands in the country.

This longstanding sector expertise, combined with a committed and experienced team, enables us to work closely with you, building strong relationships and helping you to achieve your strategic objectives.

Tailored services designed to deliver your growth plans

We understand your business, your industry and your competitive landscape. At the heart of our approach is our commitment to establishing a strong and trusting advisory relationship from an early stage all the way through to an eventual sale or exit. Through this relationship, you can access an extensive network of corporate and investor contacts across the industry as well as best practice and market insight.

We have a proven track record of success in a range of services, including:

  • an audit that goes beyond just ticking boxes – benchmarking accounting systems and cash controls, industry appropriate accounting policies, effective presentation of both management information and statutory accounts, benchmarking of key performance indicators; 
  • adding value beyond tax compliance - maximising allowances on fit-out costs, TRONC arrangements, share incentive arrangements, VAT planning on new sites;
  • buy side or sell side mergers and acquisitions advice - strategic reviews, vendor due diligence, negotiation support and complete transaction management; 
  • fundraising or refinancing - debt, private equity or the capital markets;
  • financial modelling - for reporting, funding or operational purposes;
  • services for shareholders - personal tax reviews, optimal capital/group structures including enterprise investment schemes / venture capital trust reliefs; and 
  • restructuring and recovery - support in times of financial difficulty.

Contact our team today to discuss your strategic plans. 

Businesses like yours

Our client credentials are split into the following categories:

Casual and premium dining

  • Aubaine
  • Benugo
  • Blue Elephant International
  • Boston Tea Party
  • Brasserie Blanc
  • Camino
  • Caprice Holdings
  • Caviar House & Prunier
  • Chipotle
  • Graze
  • Hickory’s Smokehouse
  • Jamie Oliver Restaurants (Jamie’s Italian, Fifteen, Barbecoa)
  • Lexington Catering
  • MEATliquor
  • Pho
  • Ping Pong
  • Red’s True Barbecue
  • Rhubarb
  • Salt Yard Group
  • Thai Square
  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Fulham Shore (The Real Greek, Franco Manca)

Clubs, pubs, bars and breweries

  • Amber Taverns
  • Bath Ales
  • Belushi’s Bars
  • Camden Town Brewery
  • Drake & Morgan
  • Kornicis Group (Henry J Beans, Jamies, Smollensky’s)
  • McMullen & Sons
  • Novus Leisure (Balls Brothers, Soho Clubs & Bars)
  • Robinsons Pubs
  • The Black Sheep Brewery
  • Young & Co.'s Brewery

Health and fitness

  • 37 Degrees
  • FitPro
  • Gymbox
  • Soho Gyms
  • The Gym
  • The Third Space

Hotel and travel

  • Beds & Bars (St Christopher’s Inns, Winston Kingdom, The Flying Pigs)
  • Cadogan Hotels
  • Canadian Affair
  • Crazy Bear Group
  • Chillisauce
  • Generator Hostels
  • Grange Hotels
  • Milsom Hotels and Restaurants
  • Neilson Active Holidays
  • Red Sea Holidays
  • Sovereign Travel & Leisure Group

Contact our industry specialists today to discuss your strategic plans.

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