Wednesday, December 14, 2022
With more than 60 units, RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the country’s leading company in adult nightclubs and sports bars/restaurants. Clubs in New York City, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Denver, St. Louis, Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Louisville, and other markets operate under brand names such as Rick’s Cabaret, XTC, Club Onyx, Vivid Cabaret, Jaguars Club, Tootsie’s Cabaret, Scarlett’s Cabaret, Diamond Cabaret, and PT’s Showclub. Sports bars/restaurants operate under the brand name Bombshells Restaurant & Bar.
Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
Joshua Zoepfel, Research Associate, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Acquisitions. Yesterday, RCI Hospitality announced an agreement to acquire five gentlemen’s clubs, two Baby Dolls, one in Dallas and one in Forth Worth, and three Chicas Locas, one each in Arlington, Dallas, and Houston. The proposed acquisition is the second largest in RCI’s history and one of the largest in the nightclub industry.
Details. RCI is paying $66.5 million for the clubs and associated real estate. The $66.5 million breaks out to $25 million in cash, $25.5 million of 10-year 7% seller notes, and 200,000 restricted shares of stock based on a per share price of $80. The clubs are expected to contribute approximately $11 million of EBITDA in year one, growing to $14-$16 million annually once remodeling and expansion projects are complete.
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