Sports stadium hospitality provider The Lindley Group acquired by Centerplate

By Emma Evershamg

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The Lindley Group-Centerplate deal means that the company will now cater for more than 115m people each year and employ 35,000 people worldwide
The Lindley Group-Centerplate deal means that the company will now cater for more than 115m people each year and employ 35,000 people worldwide
Sports stadium and tourist attraction hospitality provider The Lindley Group has been bought by US event hospitality provider Centerplate. 

The move means the new company will provide catering services to more than 115 million people each year at major sporting venues and attractions across the world including White Hart Lane, Celtic Park, The Mercedes-Benz Superdome and The Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London. Revenues for the group are expected to exceed £660m. 

The Lindley Group chief executive Adam Elliott, who will assume the title of president, The Lindley Group and executive vice president, Centerplate will report to Centerplate's president Des Hague. 

Elliott said there were no plans to reduce the workforce or make changes to existing contracts through the deal. 

He said: "Achieving global scale through this merger with Centerplate is a massive boost for The Lindley Group, which will benefit from an infusion of resources and expertise while enjoying the operational freedom to bring our UK clients, fans and guests the food innovation and technology advances that Centerplate is pioneering at venues in America.

"Clients and fans will continue to see the same quality and service they know from The Lindley Group, and we are energised and excited to move forward with everyone in our current management team in place.”

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