Franchise Mergers & Acquisitions News
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 Accelerates Growth Strategy Into Adjacent Spaces With Acquisition Of Wellness Leader Miraval Group
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
Leading Suburban Chicago Residential Brokerage Team Acquires Another Keller Williams Office with Big Plans in Mind
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
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
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
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
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 Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Substantially All of Vantage Hospitality Group
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
SUBWAY® Digital Grows Global E-Commerce Capabilities With Acquisition From Vancouver Company Avanti Commerce
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
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
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
Dunkin’ Brands Announces Grupo Tagaropulos As New Dunkin’ Donuts And Baskin-Robbins Franchisee In Panama
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
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
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
Marriott International, Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced that at separate special stockholder meetings today the stockholders of both companies approved proposals relating to Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood.
April 8th, 2016
Starwood’s Board of Directors continues to unanimously support the existing merger with Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (“Marriott”), which will create the largest hospitality company in the world.
April 1st, 2016
Driven Brands, a portfolio company of Roark Capital and the nation's leading automotive franchisor, announced today that its affiliate has acquired Louisiana-based Take 5 Oil Change
March 30th, 2016
Hyatt To Acquire Thompson Miami Beach Hotel And Rebrand As The Confidante, Joining The Unbound Collection By Hyatt
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary has entered into an agreement to purchase the 380-room Thompson Miami Beach hotel from an affiliate of Geolo Capital.
March 24th, 2016
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of 13 Red Robin® franchised restaurants in Texas,
March 22nd, 2016
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that on March 10, 2016 it received a non-binding proposal from a consortium of companies to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Starwood.
March 14th, 2016
7-Eleven, Inc. announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, 7-Eleven Canada, Inc., has agreed to acquire approximately 148 convenience and fuel retail sites from Imperial Oil of Canada.
March 9th, 2016
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced that its chief marketing and strategy officer, Mark J. Barry, has decided to retire from the company, effective...
March 8th, 2016
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