Global private equity and venture capital news and research

Onex Corp, Cineplex lead race to buy food and gaming house Dave & Buster’s

15 Apr 2014

dave & buster'sCanadian private equity firm Onex Corp is reportedly in pole position to buy restaurant and arcade game chain Dave & Buster’s after teaming up with leisure business Cineplex.

An offer from the pair is believed to be more than $1bn according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter.

Dave and Buster’s markets itself as a place where adults can eat, drink, play arcade games and watch sports.

The company is currently owned by private equity firm Oak Hill, which bought the business in a $570m deal in 2010.

Dave & Buster’s files to raise up to $150m through an IPO in 2011, but scrapped those plans a year later.

Copyright © 2014 AltAssets

AltAssets Mobile App

To access the latest private equity news and stories download the new AltAssets mobile app from the

Legals & Terms of UsePrivacy Policy

AltAssets is registered as a trademark of Investor Networks Limited (06695690).
Registered Office: Zetland House, 5-25 Scrutton St, London EC2A 4HJ
Content is © AltAssets 2000-2016