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Franchise Industry Mergers & Acquisitions

New deals are being negotiated and inked every day. Don't miss the news on any deal, whether it's a strategic franchise company merger or an acquisition by a high-rolling private equity firm. Get the scoop on who's buying and who's selling, gain critical insight into trends, and hone in on the opportunities as franchising continues to shake out and adjust to the new economic reality.

Home Helpers Announces Sale To Linsalata Capital Partners »

February 05, 2016 at 4:35AM PST | Source: Home Helpers

Linsalata Capital Partners (LinCap), a Cleveland-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in H.H. Franchising Inc., the Cincinnati-based franchisor of Home Helpers.

Bd’s Mongolian Grill Acquires Flat Top Grill »

February 01, 2016 at 8:45AM PST | Source: bd's Mongolian Grill

Create-your-own stir-fry restaurant bd’s Mongolian Grill announced today that its ownership group has purchased fast-casual Asian chain Flat Top Grill.

Druxy's Famous Deli Acquires Williams Fresh Cafe »

February 01, 2016 at 7:56AM PST | Source: Druxy's

Druxy's Famous Deli is pleased to announce the acquisition of Williams Fresh Cafe, Canada's leading fast casual cafe franchise.

EXIT Mid-Atlantic Acquires Regional Rights To Pennsylvania »

January 19, 2016 at 6:58AM PST | Source: EXIT Realty

Tami Bonnell, CEO of EXIT Realty Corp. International today announced that Rick and Carol McDaniel, Regional Owners of EXIT Mid-Atlantic have acquired the regional rights to the State of Pennsylvania.

AtWork Group Entrepreneur Acquires Long-Standing Staffing Firm »

January 08, 2016 at 5:04AM PST | Source: @Work Group

@Work Group, a cutting edge, award-winning national staffing franchise, further establishes its presence in Southern California through its acquisition of Desert Personnel Services in Palm Desert.

Anytime Fitness Adds Digital Muscle With The Acquisition Of PumpOne® »

December 21, 2015 at 5:15AM PST | Source: Anytime Fitness
Anytime Fitness  Opportunities Available

Anytime Fitness announced today that it has purchased PumpOne® – a leading mobile personal training services provider featuring the world's largest exercise image and video library.

Togo's Sandwich Franchise Acquired By Nimes Capital »

December 15, 2015 at 8:57AM PST | Source: Togo's Eateries, Inc.
Togo's Eateries, Inc. Opportunities Available

Togo's Eateries, Inc., a "West Coast Original" since 1971, today announced that Nimes Capital will acquire the sandwich franchise.

Ashland To Acquire Oil Can Henry’s, Marking Valvoline’s Expansion Into Several Pacific Northwest Quick-lube Markets »

December 14, 2015 at 4:05AM PST | Source: Valvoline Instant Oil Change

Purchase of Oil Can Henry’s, which operates and franchises 89 stores in six states, will complement existing Valvoline Instant Oil Change(SM) store base.

TruGreen And Scotts LawnService To Merge Creating North America's Premier Lawn Care Company »

December 10, 2015 at 8:30AM PST | Source: TruGreen

TruGreen today announced a planned merger with Scotts LawnService to create North America’s premier lawn care company.

Roark Capital Portfolio Company Driven Brands, Inc. Acquires Carstar’s Canada Operations »

December 03, 2015 at 4:02AM PST | Source: Driven Brands

Driven Brands, Inc., a portfolio company of Roark Capital and the nation’s leading franchise automotive company, announced today that it has acquired CARSTAR Canada, Canada’s leading collision and glass company.

SafeSplash Acquires Swimastic Swim Schools »

November 18, 2015 at 5:15AM PST | Source: Swimtastic

SafeSplash® Brands, LLC announced the acquisition of the Swimtastic Corporation, franchisor of the Swimtastic® Swim School brand, which operates swim schools in Wisconsin, Nebraska and Florida.

Quaker Steak & Lube® Receives Acquisition Bid From TravelCenters Of America »

November 17, 2015 at 4:31AM PST | Source: Quaker Steak & Lube®

Quaker Steak & Lube® announced today that TravelCenters of America LLC (NYSE: TA) has agreed to acquire Quaker Steak & Lube's restaurant and related assets for approximately $25 million.

Terminix Acquires Alterra Pest Control »

November 13, 2015 at 4:28AM PST | Source: Terminix

Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, today announced the acquisition of certain assets of Alterra Pest Control.

The Huntington Company Announces Affiliates’ Rebranding, Adding 210 Franchises To Martinizing Dry Cleaning Name »

November 11, 2015 at 5:07AM PST | Source: Martinizing Dry Cleaning

The Huntington Company, LLC announced a new and diversified business model for Martinizing International, LLC, d/b/a Martinizing Dry Cleaning.

Trend Toward Consolidation In Sioux Falls Residential Property Management »

October 30, 2015 at 4:35AM PDT | Source: Real Property Management
Real Property Management Opportunities Available

Real Property Management Express today announced that the company has acquired the property management accounts of Sioux Falls-based Nagel Property Management.

Roark Capital Portfolio Company Driven Brands, Inc. Acquires CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts »

October 22, 2015 at 6:57AM PDT | Source: Driven Brands

Driven Brands, Inc., a portfolio company of Roark Capital and the nation's leading franchise automotive company, announced today that it has acquired Kansas-based CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts.

Stone-Goff Partners Announces The Acquisition Of The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille »

October 22, 2015 at 5:00AM PDT | Source: The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille

Stone-Goff Partners (“SGP”) announced today that it has acquired a controlling interest in The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille.

Dwyer Group Reacquires Drain Doctor Master License In U.K. »

October 19, 2015 at 7:14AM PDT | Source: Dwyer Group

The Dwyer Group, Inc., one of the world's largest franchising companies of trade service brands, has reacquired the master franchise license for Drain Doctor in the U.K.

HouseMaster LLC To Acquire HouseMaster Canada »

October 15, 2015 at 4:42AM PDT | Source: HouseMaster

HouseMaster LLC and Greensaver Home Energy Services Inc., (the HouseMaster Canada Master Franchisee), today announced that they have completed a transaction to create North America's leading home inspection company.

Zippy Shell To Acquire Raleigh, NC Franchise »

October 12, 2015 at 10:13AM PDT | Source: Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell Storage Operations (ZSSO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Zippy Shell Incorporated, is thrilled to announce the acquisition of the Zippy Shell Raleigh location.

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