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Famous Brands adds the Blacksteer and Bulldog Trademarks to its brand

Famous Brands Limited (“Famous Brands”) is pleased to announce that its bid to acquire the trademarks and franchise agreements of Black Steer Restaurants and Bulldogs Pubs, previously owned by Black Steer Holdings (Pty) Limited (Black Steer), currently in liquidation, has been accepted. As the transaction is not material to Famous Brands, the value of the […]

Famous Brands delivers in tough trading environment

FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Revenue increase – 14% to R811 million (2008: R715 million) Operating profit increase – 13% to R140 million (2008: R124 million) Headline earnings per share increase – 16% to 93 cents (2008: 80 cents) […]

South Africa’s Famous Brands builds a commanding position at home

With more than US$450 million in annual sales, South Africa’s Famous Brands has become a major player in South African consumer foodservice, while emerging as one of the few operators with a significant presence in sub- Saharan Africa. Though fellow South African chain Nando’s draws more headlines internationally, its sales remain just one-fifth those of […]

Famous Brands acquires Mugg & Bean Franchise

FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Famous Brands Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of the South African and African business of Mugg & Bean, the brand leader in the unique fast-casual, coffee-themed category. Kevin Hedderwick, Chief Operating Officer […]

Unbundling of SA Master Licensee Model acquisition of Cape Franchising

FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Famous Brands is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the final phase in the process of acquiring all master licenses in South Africa having entered into an agreement for the purchase of […]

Strong Brand performance bolsters results at Famous Brands

FAMOUS BRANDS LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1969/004875/06) Share code: FBR ISIN code: ZAE000053328 (“Famous Brands”) Gross revenue up 25% to R714 million (2007: R571 million) Operating profit up 13% to R124 million (2007: R109 million) Headline earnings per share increase of 10% to 80 cents (2007: 73 cents) Interim […]