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Sapphire Foods India Acquires Dodsal Hospitality, Pizza Hut Franchisee In South & West India

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Sapphire Foods India Private Limited has acquired Dodsal Hospitality Private Limited from the Dubai-based Dodsal Group. Dodsal Hospitality has the exclusive rights to operate Pizza Hut in South and West India, and it operates 81 Pizza Hut outlets across 8 states. This transaction has resulted in Sapphire Foods India Private Limited becoming one of the largest owners of the Pizza Hut franchise in India. The deal was closed on September 15, 2015.
 
The transaction involved the acquisition of Dodsal Hospitality Private Limited by Sapphire Foods India Private Limited from Dodsal Lifestyle Mauritius Limited, Dodsal Lifestyle Limited, BVI, Dodsal NKI Mauritius Limited, Rajen Kilachand, Samir Rajen Kilachand, Nikhil Rajen Kilachand, Nayantara Rajen Kilachand and Nina Rajen Kilachand.
 
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (SAM & Co) advised the Dodsal Group in the sale of its property. SAM & Co team was led by Managing Partner Pallavi Shroff. 
 
The Sapphire group was represented by the law firm Luthra & Luthra.