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Duke Street Sells 35% Stake in Itself to France’s Tikehau

June 27, 2013

Duke Street Capital Ltd., owner of Britain’s Wagamama restaurant chain, agreed to sell a stake in itself to a French investment firm after dropping plans to raise a new private-equity fund last year.

Duke Street agreed to sell a 35 percent stake to Paris-based Tikehau Group, the companies said in an e-mailed statement. Financial terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. Tikehau said it will provide “committed capital” enabling the private equity firm to make new investments.

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