IMC was established in 2006 by Advent International, an experienced global private equity firm with over US$24 billion in cumulative capital raised. Since our creation, we have successfully pursued a strategy of rapid and profitable growth in the food service industry. We have become the leading, multi-brand, quick casual restaurant chain in Brazil through the organic expansion of our operations and the accretive acquisition of high quality casual dining chains. Since 2006, we have opened over 100 new stores, and acquired and integrated seven companies in Brazil and other Latin American countries.
Today, we own over 200 restaurants in Brazil, the Caribbean and Mexico, generating more than R$750 million in net revenues. Our more than 8,000 employees serve delicious food to over 2.2 million customers a month.
The timeline below illustrates the successful penetration of our target markets and consolidation of our leadership position.
Last Update on June 20, 2011