Chanticleer Holdings to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jun 21, 2012 (Menafn - GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. HOTRHOTR ("Chanticleer Holdings" or the "Company"), an international franchisee of Hooters restaurants, today announced that in celebration of its uplisting to NASDAQ, it will ring the NASDAQ closing bell on Tuesday, June 26th at 4:00pm EDT. In attendance will be its international operating partners, directors of Hooters of America (privately held Hooters franchisor), including Terry Marks, CEO of Hooters of America, the 2012 Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant winner, and the Miss Hooters of South Africa and Australia.
To view the ceremony online using the NASDAQ webcam, click on the following link at approximately 3:45pm EDT and follow the instructions:
About Chanticleer Holdings, Inc.
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. HOTRHOTR is a business operator focused on expanding the Hooters casual dining restaurant brand in international markets. Chanticleer currently has rights to develop and operate Hooters restaurants in South Africa and has joint ventured with the current franchisee in Australia. The Company also has franchise rights to develop Hungary and parts of Brazil while evaluating several additional opportunities internationally.
In 2011, Chanticleer and a group of noteworthy private equity investors, which included H.I.G. Capital, KarpReilly, LLC and Kelly Hall, president of Texas Wings Inc., the largest Hooters franchisee in the United States, acquired Hooters of America (HOA), a privately held company. Today, HOA is the franchisor and operator of over 450 Hooters restaurants in 44 states and 28 foreign countries. Chanticleer maintains a minority ownership stake in HOA and its CEO, Mike Pruitt, is also a member of HOA's Board of Directors. For further information, please visit www.chanticleerholdings.com or www.hooters.com and follow us on Twitter at @ChantHoldings or @Hooters.
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