Mergers & Acquisitions News

Neighborly® today announced the acquisition of Dryer Vent Wizard, a professional dryer vent cleaning services franchisor headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
February 25th, 2020
Take 5 Oil Change® (Take 5), one of the largest quick lube and automotive service operators in the nation, announced its acquisition and conversion of Pennzoil 10 Minute Lube in South Houston, TX.
February 20th, 2020
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire PersonalizationMall.com.
February 18th, 2020
BBQ Holdings, Inc. announced today that they have entered into an asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which BBQ Holdings will acquire the assets of Granite City Food and Brewery.
February 13th, 2020
Greek from Greece (GFG) Bakery-Café and Fournos Theofilos, two culinary destinations raising the bar of Greek cuisine in America, announced their merger under the GFG Bakery-Café brand.
January 21st, 2020
7-Eleven, Inc. announced that it has entered in an agreement to acquire "7-Eleven Stores" of central Oklahoma, which includes more than 100 7-Eleven-branded locations that have been operating independently for 67 years.
January 17th, 2020
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that its independently owned and operated affiliate, Gibson Sotheby's International Realty in Massachusetts, has acquired local firm, Benoit Mizner Simon & Co.
January 17th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Metrolube Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Brewton, Alabama, just north of the Florida panhandle.
January 6th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Galena Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in the borough of Sea Girt, New Jersey.
January 3rd, 2020
Regis Corporation announced today they have entered into an agreement for the sale and conversion of an additional 133 company-owned salons located in the state of Pennsylvania and surrounding areas to the Alline Salon Group.
December 17th, 2019
Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS) today announced that it entered into a franchise arrangement with the Bushell Investment Group (BIG), which has acquired over 100 Supercuts® and Regis® salons in the United Kingdom from The Beautiful Group (TBG).
December 13th, 2019
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Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Elegant Hotels Group plc.
December 9th, 2019
HomeSmart has acquired Mid-Atlantic brokerage TriStar Realty, Inc. and its more than 650 agents.
December 4th, 2019
Nothing Bundt Cakes ("NBC"), a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners ("LLCP"), announced today that it has successfully acquired six NBC franchisee bakeries in the San Diego market ("San Diego Bakeries").
November 25th, 2019
Deka Lash announced today the hiring of an industry leader as they move forward with national and international growth. Joining the team is Mr. Marcus Slater as Chief Marketing and Technology Officer.
November 20th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Metrolube Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Claremore, Oklahoma.
November 12th, 2019
Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement with investment entities affiliated with ICV Partners, LLC (together with its affiliates, “ICV”), a leading private investment firm that...
November 6th, 2019
ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV) announced the recent acquisitions of Gregory Pest Solutions and McCloud Services, two of Copesan’s largest service provider partners.
November 1st, 2019
United® Real Estate, one of the fastest growing national real estate organizations, today announced its merger with Charles Rutenberg Realty (CRR) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
October 31st, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Henley Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil Change(SM) (VIOC) service center in South Florida.
October 25th, 2019
The owners of Huddle House, Inc. have completed its purchase of Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, the storied and iconic chain with approximately 325 locations, which has become a staple in communities throughout the United States and Canada.
October 24th, 2019
Marriott International announced today the company has reached an agreement with the board of Elegant Hotels Group plc on the terms of a recommended all cash offer for Elegant.
October 18th, 2019
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Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has purchased the 270-room W New York – Union Square in the heart of Manhattan's dynamic Union Square neighborhood.
October 17th, 2019
Whitbread, the owner of Premier Inn working with its development partners Greenleaf Group and Warren Private, has secured a deal for a new Premier Inn hotel in Cork city centre, marking its first site in Ireland outside of Dublin.
October 17th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that is has acquired a quick lube location in Southeast Washington that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
October 3rd, 2019
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.A) today announced that it has successfully closed the previously announced acquisition of Party City's Canadian business.
October 3rd, 2019
Quaker Hospitality Holdings has purchased 18 Penn Station East Coast Subs restaurants in Dayton and Cincinnati.
October 2nd, 2019
Driven Brands, North America’s leading group of automotive aftermarket brands, today announced its acquisition of ABRA Automotive Systems LP, the franchising subsidiary of ABRA Auto Body Repair of America (‘ABRA’).
October 2nd, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that is has acquired a quick lube location in the Detroit market that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
October 2nd, 2019
I Heart Mac & Cheese announced the sale of its Tallahassee, Florida corporate store to franchise group Fidelity Enterprises LLC.
September 19th, 2019
Muscle Maker Grill announced the acquisition of one of its previously franchise-owned locations in Midtown Manhattan. The now corporate-owned restaurant is located at 1099 2nd Ave in New York, NY.
September 19th, 2019
Best Life Brands, LLC has completed the acquisition of Blue Moon Estate Sales, the nation's industry-leading estate sale franchise based in North Carolina.
September 19th, 2019
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Famous Dave's of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAVE), completed its holding company reorganization whereby Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary of a new public holding company, BBQ Holdings, Inc.
September 17th, 2019
Hoffman Southwest is Roto-Rooter's largest independent franchise operator. The acquisition means that Roto-Rooter takes over fourteen franchise service operations in the western U.S.
September 16th, 2019
ZorAbility, an advisory and investment strategy firm for emerging franchise brands, announced it has acquired GetFried, a 12-unit, French fry-focused, quick service restaurant concept. Terms of the deal were finalized June 25, 2019.
September 16th, 2019
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September 13th, 2019
Huddle House, Inc. has made a strategic purchase of Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, the storied and iconic chain with approximately 342 locations, which has become a staple in communities throughout the United States and Canada.
September 13th, 2019
Self Esteem Brands, the parent company of Anytime Fitness, has purchased The Bar Method – a popular, low-impact fitness franchise with 123 studios across 30 states and Canada.
September 12th, 2019
Mobile and facility-based, professional dog training businesses The Dog Wizard and The Upbeat K9™ recently merged to create the third-largest franchised dog training company in the United States.
September 9th, 2019
Ace Hardware Corporation, the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Handyman Matters, a franchisor of home repair, maintenance, and improvement services based in Denver, Colorado.
September 6th, 2019
Today, Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), a leader in the casual dining industry, completed the acquisition of 116 Chili's® Grill & Bar restaurants from its 14-year franchisee, ERJ Dining.
September 5th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Metrolube Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
September 4th, 2019
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that, following the completion of the planned spin-off of Old Navy, the new public company, currently referred to as NewCo, will retain the Gap Inc. name.
August 29th, 2019
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced today that its largest franchisee and the number one Greater Houston Metropolitan area brokerage Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene has merged with Heritage Texas Properties.
August 27th, 2019
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Liberty Tax, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive purchase agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) whereby Liberty Tax will acquire Sears Hometown’s Outlet business as well as its Buddy’s Home...
August 27th, 2019
Valvoline Inc announced today that is has acquired a quick lube in The Woodlands area of metro Houston that is now operating as a company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
August 26th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain business assets of Minit Lube in Alberta, Canada.
August 22nd, 2019
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FLWS), a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect and celebrate, today announced that it has completed its purchase of the Shari’s Berries brand.
August 15th, 2019
Liberty Tax, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Liberty Tax will acquire The Vitamin Shoppe in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $208 million.
August 8th, 2019
Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA today announced that it has acquired Cognitran Limited (“Cognitran”) for approximately $31 million in cash.
August 8th, 2019
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. reported that it was the successful bidder at the auction held on July 31, 2019 for certain assets of the gourmet food business of the FTD Companies, Inc. (“FTD”), including the Shari’s Berries brand.
August 5th, 2019
Look Good Brands, LLC announces the acquisition of Salt Lake City based Legends Boxing in their on-going plan to bring beauty, health and fitness brands together.
July 18th, 2019
RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) today announced the appointment of Frederic F. (Jake) Brace to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
July 18th, 2019
True REST Float Spa, the nation’s largest float spa brand with locations across the nation, recently finalized its acquisition of The Float Studio in Ocean Township, NJ.
July 16th, 2019
Liberty Tax, Inc. announced that it has entered into definitive documentation with affiliates of Vintage Capital Management, LLC.
July 11th, 2019
Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), a leader in the casual dining industry, announced it has executed a letter of intent to acquire 116 Chili's® Grill & Bar restaurants from its 14-year franchisee, ERJ Dining.
July 11th, 2019
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