Press releases | Tax, Corporate and M&A | 16 Mar 2015

Revolution Bars Group plc goes for IPO

Overview

A corporate and tax team, led by corporate partner Adrian West and tax partner Kathleen Russ have advised the management of Revolution Bars Group plc on the initial public offering of the Company on the Official List. At Admission, Revolution Bars will have a market cap of £100 million.

Revolution Bars is a leading operator of premium bars with a strong national presence across the UK. The Group has a trading portfolio of 58 bars, located predominantly in town or city high streets across the UK, which it operates under the Revolution (53 sites) and Revolución de Cuba (five sites) brands. The Group’s primary business is the sale of food and drinks (including cocktails).

The Travers Smith team included Adam Orr (senior associate), Jessica Kemp (senior associate) and Ben Hanglin (associate).

Revolution Bars was advised by Macfarlanes LLP and Numis Securities