|Seller:||Happy Italy shareholders
|Advisory sell side:||Deloitte | M&A Advisory
AKD | Legal Advisory Corporate M&A
|Buyer:||Restaurant Company Europe
|Advisory sell side:||JSA Tax | Tax Advisory
Alvarez & Marsal | Financial Due Diligence
Lexence | Legal Advisory Corporate M&A
Restaurant Company Europe (RCE), a Dutch hospitality group and portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, a Dutch private equity firm, has acquired Happy Italy, a Dutch restaurant chain. Happy Italy currently has twenty locations in the Netherlands. Through the acquisition of Happy Italy, RCE is broadening its portfolio in the fast casual segment.