Wagamama Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1992

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 16,000


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 14

Wagamama General Information


Operator of a chain of Japanese cuisine restaurants based out of London, United Kingdom. The company's Japanese restaurant platform offers noodles, rice, meat, vegetable dishes and side dishes, as well as juices to business professionals, backpackers, families, students and ladies.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Restaurants and Bars
Other Industries
Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 5-7 Marshalsea Road
  • London SE1 1EP
  • England, United Kingdom

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Wagamama Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Wagamama Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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London, United Kingdom
16,000 As of 2022
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Wagamama Competitors (40)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Private Equity-Backed Miami, FL 0000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Jamie's Italian Venture Capital-Backed New Delhi, India 000000000000
Bella Italia Failed Transaction (M&A) London, United Kingdom 000
800 Degrees Pizza Venture Capital-Backed Cleveland, OH 000 0000000000 0 000
Smashburger Formerly PE-Backed Denver, CO 0000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
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Wagamama Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Thomas Heier Chief Executive Officer
Nigel Sherwood Chief Operating Officer
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Wagamama Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 00000000 Wagamama Chairman 000 0000
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Wagamama Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Wagamama Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Wagamama FAQs

  • When was Wagamama founded?

    Wagamama was founded in 1992.

  • Who is the founder of Wagamama?

    Alan Yautakwai is the founder of Wagamama.

  • Who is the CEO of Wagamama?

    Thomas Heier is the CEO of Wagamama.

  • Where is Wagamama headquartered?

    Wagamama is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Wagamama?

    Wagamama has 16,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Wagamama in?

    Wagamama’s primary industry is Restaurants and Bars.

  • Is Wagamama a private or public company?

    Wagamama is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Wagamama?

    The current valuation of Wagamama is 00000.

  • What is Wagamama’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Wagamama is 00000.

  • How much funding has Wagamama raised over time?

    Wagamama has raised $541M.

  • Who are Wagamama’s investors?

    Carson Private Capital, Connection Capital, Duke Street, Graphite Capital Management, and Hutton Collins Partners are 5 of 8 investors who have invested in Wagamama.

  • Who are Wagamama’s competitors?

    Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Jamie's Italian, Bella Italia, 800 Degrees Pizza, and Smashburger are some of the 40 competitors of Wagamama.

  • When was Wagamama acquired?

    Wagamama was acquired on 24-Dec-2018.

  • Who acquired Wagamama?

    Wagamama was acquired by The Restaurant Group.

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