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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.

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.

Arby’s Welcomes Jalapeños, Bacon And Flatbread To The 13-Hour Smokehouse Brisket Family »

October 05, 2015 at 11:18AM PDT | Source: Arby's

Arby’s has enhanced its popular Smokehouse platform once again.

TGA Premier Junior Golf Franchise Acquired In Wichita »

September 29, 2015 at 10:59AM PDT | Source: TGA Premier Junior Golf

TGA Premier Junior Golf (TGA), the nations leading introductory and recreational golf program ensuring golf’s future continues to attract entrepreneurs nationwide who have a passion for sports.

Local Entrepreneur Acquires Valpak Of Greater Charleston »

September 28, 2015 at 8:00AM PDT | Source: Valpak
Valpak Opportunities Available

Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced today that Sam Thompson has acquired the existing Valpak of Greater Charleston territory.

Native Grill & Wings Signs Private Investment Deal »

September 16, 2015 at 8:51AM PDT | Source: Native Grill & Wings

Native Grill & Wings has announced its new majority ownership after a private investment deal was signed, leading the way for increased national expansion.

Healthy & Tasty Brands Corporation Acquires Restaurant In Greater Denver Area »

September 10, 2015 at 6:23AM PDT | Source: GRILLiT, Inc.

Healthy & Tasty Brands Corporation (the "Company") (OTC: GRLT) announced today the final signing of a Purchase Agreement to acquire the second Company store in the Greater Denver Area.

Nation’s Leading Holiday Lighting And Decorating Franchise Acquires Barcana »

September 04, 2015 at 8:45AM PDT | Source: Christmas Decor

As of June 2015, Christmas Decor - the nation’s leading professional holiday and event decorating franchise – has acquired Barcana – one of the nation’s leading artificial tree manufacturers.

Keller Williams Acquires Agent Team Business Solution Provider »

August 25, 2015 at 5:35AM PDT | Source: Keller Williams Realty

Keller Williams, the world's largest real estate franchise by agent count, has acquired Team Leads Inc., an agent team business solution provider based in Ontario, Canada.

7-Eleven® Completes Acquisition Of Approximately 180 Tedeschi Food Shops »

August 24, 2015 at 6:50AM PDT | Source: 7-Eleven

7-Eleven, Inc. today announced that it has closed on the acquisition of approximately 180 Tedeschi Food Shops (headquarters in Rockland, Mass.).

Poolwerx On A Roll With Acquisitions In The USA »

August 20, 2015 at 5:22AM PDT | Source: PoolWerx Corporation

As a continuation of its expansion plans, Poolwerx recently acquired the retail and residential servicing and maintenance divisions of Vivo Pools, with operations trading as SC Pool & Spa Works in California, Crystal Tech Pools in Arizona and Citrus..

Food Management Partners Acquires Ovation Brands »

August 20, 2015 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: Ovation Brands

Ovation Brands, comprised of Ryan’s, Fire Mountain, Country Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Hometown Buffet and Tahoe Joe’s, is set to join the growing family of brands owned and managed by Food Management Partners (FMP).

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