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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate GoldLeaf in Fresno announced today the acquisition of The W Group.
July 13th, 2017
CENTURY 21 Hometown Realty today announced that it has acquired Peabody & Plum, REALTORS®, expanding the presence of the CENTURY 21® brand in San Luis Obispo County.
July 13th, 2017
Roark Capital Group announced today that its affiliate has acquired a majority stake in Birmingham, Alabama-based Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 12th, 2017
Back Yard Burgers, a pioneer in the better burger category, announced today that Axum Capital Partners, a Charlotte, NC, based private equity firm, has acquired a controlling interest in the company from Pharos Capital Group, LLC.
July 11th, 2017
EXIT Southeast Regional Owners, Stacy Strobl and Kenny Lynn, are expanding their Tennessee and Kentucky operations with the addition of Georgia and immediately announced plans to rapidly add and grow brokerages.
June 29th, 2017
Real Living Real Estate today announced that McBryar Realty, one of Trenton’s leading real estate firms, has joined the network operating as Real Living Southern Realty.
June 29th, 2017
CENTURY 21 Arizona Foothills today announced that it has merged with Solutions Real Estate, effectively expanding the presence of the CENTURY 21® brand in Maricopa and Pinal counties.
June 19th, 2017
CENTURY 21 Lakeside Realty today announced that it acquired Gallagher, Clark and Carney Realty Group, the largest and top producing real estate company in Columbiana County.
June 16th, 2017
Irish Beef, Inc., a restaurant management and investment company based in Dallas, TX, has acquired eight Arby’s restaurants in the Tucson area from Cardinal RB Arizona, LLC .
June 15th, 2017
The Joint Corp.
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GPS Hospitality, a rapidly growing BURGER KING® and Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen franchise, announced today that it is adding 11 Popeyes restaurants in its home state of Georgia.
June 8th, 2017
Intero Franchise Services Inc. has acquired a franchise in Walnut Creek, expanding their coverage in the area to two locations.
June 8th, 2017
Ignite Restaurant Group, owner of the Joe's Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern + Tap brands, announced that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Kelly Companies.
June 7th, 2017
PostNet International Franchise Corporation (“PostNet”), a leading design, printing and shipping franchise with 660 locations in 9 countries, has been purchased by MBE Worldwide.
May 15th, 2017
Orangetheory® Fitness announced today multi-unit franchisee Mark Molina has acquired rights to the Shelton, Connecticut studio, which will grand reopen under his leadership at the end of May.
May 8th, 2017
Snap-on Incorporated announced that it has acquired Norbar Torque Tools Holdings Limited, along with its U.S. and Chinese joint ventures, (“Norbar”).
May 4th, 2017
MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is now primed for extensive growth with the announcement of an acquisition of the MOOYAH brand by an affiliate of Balmoral Funds LLC ("Balmoral") and Gala Capital Partners.
May 3rd, 2017
The Dwyer Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest parent companies of trade service brands, has completed the add-on acquisition of Countrywide Grounds Maintenance, a long-standing commercial groundskeeping service based in the United Kingdom.
May 2nd, 2017
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, announced that it has partnered with management to acquire HomeVestors of America, Inc.
April 28th, 2017
American Family Care
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Edible Arrangements® founder and CEO Tariq Farid announced today that he has completed a buyback of equity of the company which had been held by Greenwich, Conn., private equity firm L Catterton.
April 24th, 2017
Wireless Zone celebrated the opening of a new era of growth following its landmark merger with The Cellular Connection (TCC) at its annual franchise convention.
April 18th, 2017
The Dwyer Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest parent companies of trade service brands, has completed the add-on acquisition of Bright & Beautiful, a home cleaning service based in the U.K.
April 18th, 2017
7?Eleven, Inc., the premier name and largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry, is pleased to announce it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Sunoco LP.
April 10th, 2017
Panera Bread Company ("Panera" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: PNRA) and JAB today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which JAB will acquire Panera.
April 5th, 2017
Woodcraft Supply, LLC, has purchased Midwest Woodworkers, a 38-year-old Omaha, Nebraska-based company that sells woodworking equipment and supplies.
April 4th, 2017
Restaurant Brands International Inc. today announced that it expects to complete the acquisition of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.
March 30th, 2017
Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation has entered into an agreement with Green Home Solutions to acquire its residential mosquito and tick control franchises.
March 28th, 2017
BirthdayPak is pleased to announce the acquisition of YOUnique Moments, a direct marketing company based in Minnesota.
March 21st, 2017
ApplePie Capital
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The Melting Pot® Restaurants, Inc. has announced the new ownership and reopening of its Louisville, Kentucky location at 2045 S. Hurstbourne Parkway.
March 20th, 2017
Realty Executives International majority owner and CEO David Tedesco is excited to announce the acquisition of the remaining shares of the company from former President and co-owner Rich Rector.
March 13th, 2017
Following a historic year for the company in 2016, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today that it expects to dramatically increase the size of its portfolio in Europe across all segments of the industry.
March 7th, 2017
Palm Beach Tan, the nation’s largest indoor tanning provider, announced it has acquired Memphis, Tenn. based Tan-N-Go Inc.
February 21st, 2017
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that Andi Owen, global brand president of Banana Republic, will leave the company in late February.
January 25th, 2017
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that Hyatt has acquired Miraval Group, the renowned provider of wellness and mindfulness experiences, from an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, LLC.
January 19th, 2017
Serving the region since 2005, Signs By Tomorrow is changing its name to Image360 – Houston/Spring, announced Owners Jeffrey and Angela Schimmels.
January 18th, 2017
Keller Williams North Pointe was recently acquired by a group of successful operators from the Keller Williams Glen Ellyn office in Chicago’s West Suburbs.
December 21st, 2016
Driven Brands, a portfolio company of Roark and the nation's leading automotive franchisor, today announced the acquisition of award-winning, Texas-based Express Lube.
December 13th, 2016
Urban Air Adventure Park
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Keller Williams Realty Infinity and Keller Williams Premiere Properties, owned and operated by Pete Economos, has completed the merger of the Naperville, Ill. and Carol Stream, Ill.-based Weichert Kingsland Realty offices.
December 8th, 2016
Snap-on Incorporated today announced that it has acquired Sturtevant Richmont for approximately $13 million in cash.
November 17th, 2016
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.
November 14th, 2016
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.
November 4th, 2016
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.
November 3rd, 2016
Paradigm Restaurants announced the acquisition of all Chili's® Grill & Bar franchise restaurants in Idaho and are excited to join the Chili's family!
November 2nd, 2016
Paradigm Restaurants announced the acquisition of all Chili's® Grill & Bar franchise restaurants in Washington and are excited to join the Chili's family!
November 2nd, 2016
Senior Helpers®, the nation's premier provider of in-home senior care, today announced the company has been purchased by Altaris Capital Partners, LLC.
October 27th, 2016
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.
October 17th, 2016
PuroClean
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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.
October 3rd, 2016
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.
September 30th, 2016
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.
September 29th, 2016
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.
September 28th, 2016
The Merrymeeting Group is pleased to announce that MMI-CPR, LLC (dba “Cell Phone Repair” and “CPR”) has acquired Computer Troubleshooters Global, Inc. (“CT”).
September 15th, 2016
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.
September 15th, 2016
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.
September 8th, 2016
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.
September 6th, 2016
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.
September 6th, 2016
Del Taco
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Huddle House today announced that it will acquire 15 restaurants from franchisee Litco Petroleum and operate them as corporate locations beginning Wednesday, August 31.
August 30th, 2016
Salad & Organic Food Service LLC, a subsidiary of Miami Subs Franchising Corporation has announced its purchase of Salad Creations LLC.
August 16th, 2016
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.
August 15th, 2016
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.
August 8th, 2016
Further solidifying that reputation, the top performing Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliates have merged, forming the largest independent commercial real estate operation in the world.
August 2nd, 2016
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. today announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Krispy Kreme by JAB Beech.
July 27th, 2016
On June 21, 2016, ERA Brokers Consolidated issued a press release that stated ERA Brokers Consolidated had merged with Realty Executives of Nevada.
July 27th, 2016
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.
July 7th, 2016
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.
June 28th, 2016
Dunkin'
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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.
June 27th, 2016
ERA Brokers Consolidated, one of Utah’s leading real estate companies, has merged with Realty Executives of Nevada.
June 22nd, 2016
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.
June 2nd, 2016
Wendy's® franchisee in Japan, Wendy's Japan, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of First Kitchen Ltd. from Suntory Holdings Ltd.
June 1st, 2016
Real Living Real Estate announced that Chicago Real Estate Resources Residential Group has joined the network operating as Real Living City Residential.
May 13th, 2016
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. and JAB Beech Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which JAB Beech will acquire Krispy Kreme for $21 per share in cash.
May 9th, 2016
One year after being acquired by brothers Fred and Steve Vicario, Cherry Blow Dry Bar has opened three new salons and is continuing to bring its unique membership model to even more markets nationwide.
May 9th, 2016
The Dwyer Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest franchising companies of trade service brands, has acquired Germany-based Locatec, growing Dwyer Group’s global presence.
May 2nd, 2016
Blaze Pizza
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San Diego-based Annex Brands, Inc. announced the acquisition of Pak Mail Centers of America, Inc., franchisor of over 370 Pak Mail ® packaging and shipping franchises across the world.
April 22nd, 2016
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