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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.

Snap-on Incorporated today announced that it has acquired Sturtevant Richmont for approximately $13 million in cash.
The Dwyer Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest parent companies of trade service brands, has completed the add-on acquisition of Window Genie, a nationally ranked home service franchise.
RE/MAX, LLC, the global real estate franchisor headquartered in Denver, CO, has signed an agreement to purchase the Master Franchise for the state of New Jersey from RE/MAX of New Jersey, Inc.
  • Nov 4th, 2016
  • By: RE/MAX
  • 19    0
To enhance its North American presence, Alliance Franchise Brands LLC, a world leader in marketing, print and graphic communications, recently brought the Canadian franchise organization, KKP Canada, into its network.
Paradigm Restaurants announced the acquisition of all Chili's® Grill & Bar franchise restaurants in Idaho and are excited to join the Chili's family!
Paradigm Restaurants announced the acquisition of all Chili's® Grill & Bar franchise restaurants in Washington and are excited to join the Chili's family!
Senior Helpers®, the nation's premier provider of in-home senior care, today announced the company has been purchased by Altaris Capital Partners, LLC.
Snap-on Incorporated today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Car-O-Liner Holding AB (“Car-O-Liner”) for approximately $155 million in cash.
The Dwyer Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest parent companies of trade service brands, has completed the add-on acquisition of Cumberland County Glass for its Portland Glass network, located in Maine.
Hard Rock International has completed the acquisition of casino and hotel-casino rights in the western U.S., as well as in several key international markets, from affiliates of BREF HR, LLC.
Driven Brands announced today the acquisition of Ohio-based Lube Stop. Founded in 1985, Lube Stop operates 51 quick oil change locations across three states in the Midwest.
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Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm focused on consumer brands and multi-unit businesses, announced today that its affiliate has acquired Great Expressions Dental Centers.
The Merrymeeting Group is pleased to announce that MMI-CPR, LLC (dba “Cell Phone Repair” and “CPR”) has acquired Computer Troubleshooters Global, Inc. (“CT”).
Red Lion Hotels Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the global brands and brand operations of Vantage Hospitality Group, Inc.
Jimmy John's Sandwiches announced today that an affiliate of Roark Capital Group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in the company.
SUBWAY® restaurants announces the acquisition of a digital technology team and assets from Avanti Commerce, a Vancouver-based online commerce solution provider and SUBWAY® restaurants partner since 2011.
  • Sep 6th, 2016
  • By: SUBWAY
  • 36    2
CenterOak Partners LLC announced it has completed a majority investment in Wetzel’s Pretzels LLC (“Wetzel’s Pretzels” or the “Company”), the second largest owner and franchisor of soft pretzel stores.
Huddle House today announced that it will acquire 15 restaurants from franchisee Litco Petroleum and operate them as corporate locations beginning Wednesday, August 31.
Salad & Organic Food Service LLC, a subsidiary of Miami Subs Franchising Corporation has announced its purchase of Salad Creations LLC.
Coverall North America, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of Cavalier Services, Inc. ("Coverall of Oregon"), a Master-owned location, as part of the brand's long-term growth strategy to strengthen its presence.
Marriott International, Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that, at the request of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, they have agreed to extend the time period for MOFCOM to complete its review.
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Further solidifying that reputation, the top performing Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliates have merged, forming the largest independent commercial real estate operation in the world.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. today announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Krispy Kreme by JAB Beech.
On June 21, 2016, ERA Brokers Consolidated issued a press release that stated ERA Brokers Consolidated had merged with Realty Executives of Nevada.
  • Jul 27th, 2016
  • By: ERA
  • 15    0
Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced that Grupo Tagaropulos has acquired 13 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and seven Baskin-Robbins shops in Panama.
Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. has announced the acquisition of all 19 Arby’s® restaurants in the Knoxville, TN area previously operated by Arby’s franchisee T.G.J. & Co., Inc.
  • Jun 28th, 2016
  • By: Arby's
  • 98    1
Roark Capital Group announced today that one of its affiliates has acquired a minority interest in Drybar, the innovative brand that has revolutionized the blowout industry.
ERA Brokers Consolidated, one of Utah’s leading real estate companies, has merged with Realty Executives of Nevada.
  • Jun 22nd, 2016
  • By: ERA
  • 31    0
Scooter’s Coffee, the Nebraska-based coffee company that has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, today announced the acquisition of Coffeesmiths.
An affiliate of Fort Worth-based private-equity group FundCorp, Inc., today announced the acquisition of Gigi’s Cupcakes, the largest cupcake franchise in the U.S. with more than 100 locations nationwide.

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