Fogo de Chão

General Information

Fogo de Chão (fogo-dee-shoun) is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized for over 35 years in fire-roasting high-quality meats utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. We deliver a distinctive and authentic Brazilian dining experience through the combination of our high-quality Brazilian cuisine and our differentiated service model known as espeto corrido (Portuguese for “continuous service”) delivered by our churrasqueiros, which we refer to as our gaucho chefs. We offer our guests a tasting menu of meats featuring up to 20 cuts, simply seasoned and carefully fire-roasted to expose their natural flavors. We opened our first restaurant in 1979 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In 1986, we expanded to São Paulo, Brazil, a city in which we now operate five restaurants. Encouraged by our growth in Brazil, we opened our first restaurant in the United States in 1997 in Addison, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, and have since expanded our footprint nationwide. We currently operate 26 restaurants in the United States and nine in Brazil. From the 2010 to 2014 fiscal years, we grew our restaurant count by a compound annual growth rate (“CAGR”) of 11.5%.

Employees: 2515
Founded: 1979
Contact Information
Address 14881 Quorum Drive, Suite 750, Dallas, Texas 75254, US
Phone Number (972) 960 9533
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View Prospectus: Fogo de Chão
Financial Information
Market Cap $545.1mil
Revenues $265.9 mil (last 12 months)
Net Income $19.5 mil (last 12 months)
IPO Profile
Symbol FOGO
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares (millions): 4.4
Price range $20.00 - $20.00
Est. $ Volume $88.2 mil
Manager / Joint Managers Jefferies/ J.P. Morgan
CO-Managers Credit Suisse/ Deutsche Bank Securities/ Piper Jaffray/ Wells Fargo Securities/ Macquarie Capital
Expected To Trade: 6/19/2015
Status: Priced
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