Restaurant Group PLC (RTN.L)
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc is under pressure from an activist shareholder to launch a quick turnaround of the company's performance or seek to sell the steak house chain, according to people familiar with the matter.
* Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc - Mednansky intends to remain with company through end of calendar year to ensure a seamless and orderly transition
** Restaurant Group, operator of Frankie and Benny's chain, +2.8%, 3rd top FTSE midcap gainer after H1 beat expectations & co keeps FY guidance following turbulent few months of trading
Aug 26 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.04 percent ahead of the cash market open.
* H1 EPS down 3.0 pct to 14.3p on a trading basis and down to 11.2p on a statutory basis
LONDON, Aug 12 Britain's Restaurant Group , the struggling owner of the Frankie & Benny's and Chiquito chains, has ousted its chief executive, replacing him with a former boss of bookmaker Paddy Power.
* It has been agreed that CEO Danny Breithaupt will step down from board and leave company with immediate effect
Aug 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
June 15 Restaurant Group Plc named Barry Nightingale, ex-finance head of Monarch Airlines, as its finance chief on Wednesday, over a month after the owner of Mexican food chain Chiquito first said its CFO would leave and warned on profit.