Taking stock of IPOs

2012 shaping up to be an active year for public offerings in the restaurant market

With a handful of potential initial public offerings from the parent companies of Outback Steakhouse, Joe’s Crab Shack and Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, the restaurant industry is looking to raise more than $475 million in 2012 from public investors. 

Add to those IPOs a complex transaction that will lead Burger King back to the public markets with a potential equity value of $5.5 billion, and it looks to be a big year for new offerings of restaurant stocks.


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