Giggling Squid Hires Grant Thornton As It Seeks Investment For Growth
Thai food restaurant Giggling Squid has appointed Grant Thornton UK LLP as its adviser as it seeks investment for growth.
Owned by husband and wife team Andrew and Pranee Laurillard, Giggling Squid was founded in 2009 and has been growing rapidly since then. The business currently operates 13 sites across the south east of England and has a high quality pipeline of seven further openings due in 2015.
Andy Laurillard, Founder of Giggling Squid, said:
“Grant Thornton has a great team, with a good understanding of the sector and the ambitious growth plans which I have for the business.”
Will Baxter, Corporate Finance Director at Grant Thornton UK LLP, said:
"Giggling Squid is an example of a business which has achieved its success through the coming together of an excellent product, sector leading unit economics and most importantly, the vision and commitment of the leadership team. We are looking forward to supporting Giggling Squid in securing finance for the next phase of its ambitious growth strategy."