U.S. Food Vendor Centerplate Acquires U.K. Hospitality Provider The Lindley Group
U.S. food vendor Centerplate, an event hospitality partner at North American sports stadiums, entertainment venues and convention centers, has merged with U.K. hospitality-services provider The Lindley Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jointly, the new company will continue to provide food, beverage and merchandise services to more than 115 million guests annually in North America and the U.K. and is anticipated to exceed $1B in sales in '13. The Lindley Group CEO Adam Elliott will assume the title of president of The Lindley Group and Centerplate exec VP, reporting to Centerplate President & CEO Des Hague (Centerplate).