Mergers & Acquisitions http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46271/more en JAE acquires 97 Wendy’s restaurants http://nrn.com/franchising/jae-acquires-97-wendy-s-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Deal brings restaurant group’s total unit count to 177 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Deal brings restaurant group’s total unit count to 177</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/jae-acquires-97-wendy-s-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/jae-acquires-97-wendy-s-restaurants#comments Franchising Mergers & Acquisitions Quick Service Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:32:00 +0000 176481 at http://nrn.com Private equity flexes its muscle http://nrn.com/blog/private-equity-flexes-its-muscle <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Investment groups, and others, go on a late summer shopping spree</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/private-equity-flexes-its-muscle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/private-equity-flexes-its-muscle#comments Mergers & Acquisitions On the Margin Fri, 09 Sep 2016 19:21:00 +0000 175621 at http://nrn.com Baja Fresh, La Salsa acquired for $27M http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/baja-fresh-la-salsa-acquired-27m <div class="field-deck"> Canadian operator MTY Food Group Inc. pursues inroads into U.S. market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Canadian operator MTY Food Group Inc. pursues inroads into U.S. market </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/baja-fresh-la-salsa-acquired-27m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/baja-fresh-la-salsa-acquired-27m#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Fast Casual News Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:50:00 +0000 175581 at http://nrn.com Roark Capital acquires majority stake in Jimmy John’s http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/roark-capital-acquires-majority-stake-jimmy-john-s <div class="field-deck"> Founder Jimmy John Liautaud to remain chairman of sandwich chain </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Founder Jimmy John Liautaud to remain chairman of sandwich chain</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/roark-capital-acquires-majority-stake-jimmy-john-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/roark-capital-acquires-majority-stake-jimmy-john-s#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Fast Casual Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:32:00 +0000 175551 at http://nrn.com Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches Cicis acquired by Arlon Group http://nrn.com/quick-service/cicis-acquired-arlon-group <div class="field-deck"> Pizza buffet chain in fourth year of revitalization plan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pizza buffet chain in fourth year of revitalization plan</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/quick-service/cicis-acquired-arlon-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/quick-service/cicis-acquired-arlon-group#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Quick Service Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:41:00 +0000 175501 at http://nrn.com Ron Ruggless Subway bolsters digital assets http://nrn.com/technology/subway-acquires-online-ordering-company <div class="field-deck"> Acquisition of Avanti Commerce team aims to build company’s digital presence </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Acquisition of Avanti Commerce team aims to build company’s digital presence </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/subway-acquires-online-ordering-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/subway-acquires-online-ordering-company#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Technology News Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:57:00 +0000 175401 at http://nrn.com Private-equity firm buys Wetzel’s Pretzels http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/private-equity-firm-buys-wetzel-s-pretzels <div class="field-deck"> CenterOak Partners takes majority stake from Levine Leicthman Capital Partners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CenterOak Partners takes majority stake from Levine Leicthman Capital Partners </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/private-equity-firm-buys-wetzel-s-pretzels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/private-equity-firm-buys-wetzel-s-pretzels#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Quick Service Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:12:00 +0000 175361 at http://nrn.com Real Mex shops for new brand http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/real-mex-shops-new-brand <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining operator looks to double size of portfolio by 2017 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining operator looks to double size of portfolio by 2017</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/real-mex-shops-new-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/real-mex-shops-new-brand#comments Casual Dining Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:48:00 +0000 174451 at http://nrn.com Real Mex Restaurant closures make a comeback http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-closures-make-comeback <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Bankruptcies, weak sales lead companies to close units.</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-closures-make-comeback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/restaurant-closures-make-comeback#comments Casual Dining Mergers & Acquisitions Online On the Margin Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:38:00 +0000 174121 at http://nrn.com Noodles, Papa Murphy's highlight recent IPO struggles http://nrn.com/blog/noodles-papa-murphys-highlight-recent-ipo-struggles <div class="node-body blog-body">Most chains that had IPOs from 2013 through 2015 have struggled to get investors excited.</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/noodles-papa-murphys-highlight-recent-ipo-struggles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/noodles-papa-murphys-highlight-recent-ipo-struggles#comments Stock Data Mergers & Acquisitions Sales Trends On the Margin Tue, 09 Aug 2016 18:10:00 +0000 173641 at http://nrn.com