History and Corporate Profile

Company operating in the restaurant business, with more than 10,000 employees and present in four countries, focusing on the airport, highway and shopping mall segments.


  • 2006

The foundation of the Company – in 2006, the IMC group was created by the Advent International, a global private equity firm, with the acquisition of the La Mansión group in México. In the same year, the IMC Group began operating food services in airports in the Dominican Republic.

  • 2007

The first acquisition in Brazil – in 2007, IMC acquired RA Catering – one of the leaders in food retail concession and airline catering in Brazil.

  • 2008

The most significant acquisitions in Brazil – in 2008, IMC acquired the Viena chain, one of the largest restaurant groups in Brazil, and Frango Assado, one of the largest operators of highway service plazas in the state of São Paulo.

  • 2011

The IPO – in March 2011, International Meal Company concluded its IPO, with its shares traded on the Novo Mercado segment of the BM&FBOVESPA – the segment with the highest corporate governance standards in the Brazilian capital market.

  • 2013

The agreement with Darden Restaurants – in 2013, IMC became the exclusive operator of Red Lobster and Olive Garden brands in Brazil.

  • 2014

IMC in the U.S. – in 2014, the IMC Group began its activities in the United States of America with the acquisition of the Margaritaville brand restaurants.

  • 2015

End of operations in Mexico – in 2015, the Company sold its operations in Mexico.

  • 2016

End of operations in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico – in early 2016, the Company sold these operations.

  • 2019

Incorporation of MultiQSR, master franchisee of the Pizza Hut and KFC operations in Brazil.