STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 30 May 2014, 10:00 am
Hansamix Oy withdraws its lawsuit concerning the use of the Flame trademark
In January 2014, the Kemijärvi-based company Hansamix Oy sued Restamax Plc to
appear at the Market Court for the breach of its registered trademark Flame and
for prohibited unfair imitation. Restamax Plc published a stock exchange release
regarding the matter on 31 January 2014.
In accordance with a Market Court decision issued on 25 March 2014 that remains
final, Hansamix Oy has withdrawn its lawsuit and its application. The matter is
The name Flame is no longer is use in Restamax's business operations.
Markku Virtanen, CEO, tel. +358 400 836 477
Jarno Suominen, CFO, tel. +358 40 721 5655
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Restamax Plc is a Finnish restaurant business group established in 1996. The
company has continued to grow steadily throughout its history. The Group
companies comprise approximately 80 restaurants, cafés, pubs and nightclubs all
over Finland. Well-known restaurant concepts of the group include, among others,
Ristorante Bella Roma, Gringos Locos, Viihdemaailma Ilona, Daddy's Diner and
Stefan's Steakhouse. Wayne's Coffee is also a part of the company's portfolio.
Restamax Plc employs approximately 900 people. The Group's 2013 pro forma
turnover was approximately MEUR 87 and EBITDA about MEUR 13.3. www.restamax.fi.