The Hemingway Group (“THG”) first invested in the United States in 1983 through acquisition and management of commercial and residential real estate in California. At the height of its activity, THG had more than 40 active real estate projects in the state.

In 1984, THG became a significant investor in the hospitality field by acquiring and growing the Numero Uno chain of restaurants. The Group’s restaurant company soon became the largest California franchisee of Numero Uno restaurants. THG’s Southern California restaurant division also developed a number of other restaurant concepts.

In the late 1980s The Group invested in the chemical and cosmetics manufacturing field and distribution. Today, THG continues to actively acquire and manage real estate in and around California. There are presently several hospitality projects, specific to the Western United States, under investment review.