Roadchef to be sold for £153m

Roadchef, the operator of roadside service areas, is to be sold by Delek Group to Antin Infrastructure Partners for about £153m.

Delek Group, owned by multi-billionaire Yitzhak Teshuvah, holds major shares in numerous new-found gas fields in the eastern Mediterr­anean.

Roadchef operates at 30 service area locations across Britain and employs over 2,700 staff.

The service areas are visited by over 44 million people a year. A millions breakfasts, fove million coffees and 500,000 portion of fish and chips are served at the sites every year.