Mergers-Acquisitions http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46271/more en GE sells its restaurant loan portfolio http://nrn.com/blog/ge-sells-its-restaurant-loan-portfolio <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: GE Capital, Franchise Finance, long one of the largest lenders to the restaurant space, is breaking up</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/ge-sells-its-restaurant-loan-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/ge-sells-its-restaurant-loan-portfolio#comments Corporate News Mergers-Acquisitions On the Margin Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:14:00 +0000 169971 at http://nrn.com Pieology acquires competitor Project Pie http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/pieology-acquires-competitor-project-pie <div class="field-deck"> Pieology CEO says purchase will help accelerate the fast-casual pizza chain's growth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pieology CEO says purchase will help accelerate the fast-casual pizza chain's growth</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/pieology-acquires-competitor-project-pie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/pieology-acquires-competitor-project-pie#comments Fast Casual Mergers-Acquisitions Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:42:00 +0000 168951 at http://nrn.com <p>Pieology Pizzeria has acquired the competing Project Pie fast-casual pizza chain.</p> Pieology Friendly’s finalizes sale of ice cream business for $155M http://nrn.com/family-dining/friendly-s-finalizes-sale-ice-cream-business-155m <div class="field-deck"> Chain sells manufacturing division to Dean Foods </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chain sells manufacturing division to Dean Foods </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/family-dining/friendly-s-finalizes-sale-ice-cream-business-155m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/family-dining/friendly-s-finalizes-sale-ice-cream-business-155m#comments Family Dining Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:27:00 +0000 168801 at http://nrn.com Big Shake Shack investor raises $9.6B http://nrn.com/blog/big-shake-shack-investor-raises-96b <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Leonard Green & Partners just raised $9.6 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/big-shake-shack-investor-raises-96b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/big-shake-shack-investor-raises-96b#comments Markets Fast Casual Mergers-Acquisitions Opinions On the Margin Tue, 07 Jun 2016 20:14:00 +0000 167811 at http://nrn.com Private-equity firm acquires Gigi’s Cupcakes http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/private-equity-firm-acquires-gigi-s-cupcakes <div class="field-deck"> Fort Worth-based FundCorp also owns Gatti’s Pizza </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fort Worth-based FundCorp also owns Gatti’s Pizza</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/private-equity-firm-acquires-gigi-s-cupcakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/private-equity-firm-acquires-gigi-s-cupcakes#comments Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Quick Service Thu, 02 Jun 2016 18:59:00 +0000 167451 at http://nrn.com Gigi's Cupcakes Burger & Beer Joint looks to grow after equity injection http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/burger-beer-joint-looks-grow-after-equity-injection <div class="field-deck"> Larsen MacColl Partners and management acquires Florida-based concept </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Larsen MacColl Partners and management acquires Florida-based concept</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/burger-beer-joint-looks-grow-after-equity-injection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/burger-beer-joint-looks-grow-after-equity-injection#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Thu, 02 Jun 2016 15:34:00 +0000 167401 at http://nrn.com Burger & Beer Joint Ruby Tuesday sells remaining Lime Fresh assets for $4.6M http://nrn.com/ruby-tuesday/ruby-tuesday-sells-remaining-lime-fresh-assets-46m <div class="field-deck"> EverFresh Endeavors buys franchised units </div> <div class="node-body article-body">EverFresh Endeavors buys franchised units</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/ruby-tuesday/ruby-tuesday-sells-remaining-lime-fresh-assets-46m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/ruby-tuesday/ruby-tuesday-sells-remaining-lime-fresh-assets-46m#comments Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Ruby Tuesday Wed, 01 Jun 2016 22:33:00 +0000 167371 at http://nrn.com How Huddle House got operators to remodel http://nrn.com/blog/how-huddle-house-got-operators-remodel <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Corner Bakery Cafe, Arby’s and Marco’s Pizza also weigh in on tech and operations</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/how-huddle-house-got-operators-remodel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/how-huddle-house-got-operators-remodel#comments Finance NRA Show Family Dining Fast Casual Mergers-Acquisitions Operations Quick Service On the Margin Wed, 25 May 2016 19:42:00 +0000 167051 at http://nrn.com Canadian company to acquire Kahala for $300M http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/canadian-company-acquire-kahala-300m <div class="field-deck"> Deal gives MTY Food Group Inc. long-awaited foothold in the U.S. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Deal gives MTY Food Group Inc. long-awaited foothold in the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/canadian-company-acquire-kahala-300m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/canadian-company-acquire-kahala-300m#comments Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Dessert Trends Quick Service Wed, 25 May 2016 14:23:00 +0000 166981 at http://nrn.com <p>Some of Kahala&#39;s brands include, clockwise from top left: Pinkberry, Planet Smoothie, Blimpie and Cold Stone Creamery.</p> Arby’s skyrockets in value http://nrn.com/blog/arby-s-has-skyrocketed-value <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Chain’s value has increased eight-fold since its sale to Roark.</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/arby-s-has-skyrocketed-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/arby-s-has-skyrocketed-value#comments Corporate News Mergers-Acquisitions Quick Service On the Margin Wed, 11 May 2016 20:24:00 +0000 165951 at http://nrn.com