Mergers & Acquisitions News
Anytime Fitness Asia has been purchased by Inspire Brands Asia.
To ensure the safety of BrightStar Care clients and franchise employees to continue providing the highest quality of in-home care during the pandemic, CEO and founder Shelly Sun and her team leveraged resources across the globe and quickly secured...
Hard Rock International (HRI) announced has purchased all rights to the Hard Rock® brand and related trademarks in Las Vegas from Houston-based private equity firm, Juniper Capital.
Driven Brands, North America's largest automotive services company, announced its acquisition of Fix Auto USA (FUSA) and Auto Center Auto Body, Inc. (ACAB).
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), announces the signing of a management agreement with Shanghai 21st Century Hotel Co., Ltd. for its iconic property located in Lujiazui, Shanghai, China.
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the completion of its acquisition of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (“The Habit Burger Grill”), following the approval by The Habit Burger Grill stockholders.
BQ Holdings, Inc., a company known for its BBQ restaurants including Famous Dave’s, Clark Crew BBQ and Real Famous BBQ has officially acquired Granite City Food & Brewery.
BlueGrace Logistics, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) services company, has acquired Anthym Logistics, a freight broker with its primary offices in Tampa and Chicago.
Valvoline Inc. has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Portage, Indiana.
CFJ Holdings is the newest addition to the brand’s portfolio of area franchisees, which now collectively covers more than 40 Gold’s Gym locations across D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
7-Eleven, Inc announced that it has officially closed on the acquisition of more than 100 independently operated 7-Eleven stores in central Oklahoma.
Venture X, the premium membership-based workspace community for entrepreneurs and businesses, has acquired three existing Serendipity Labs properties with rebranding and conversion plans of each space underway.
Neighborly® today announced the acquisition of Dryer Vent Wizard, a professional dryer vent cleaning services franchisor headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
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.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire PersonalizationMall.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Elegant Hotels Group plc.
HomeSmart has acquired Mid-Atlantic brokerage TriStar Realty, Inc. and its more than 650 agents.
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").
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.
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.
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...
ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV) announced the recent acquisitions of Gregory Pest Solutions and McCloud Services, two of Copesan’s largest service provider partners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Quaker Hospitality Holdings has purchased 18 Penn Station East Coast Subs restaurants in Dayton and Cincinnati.
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’).
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.
I Heart Mac & Cheese announced the sale of its Tallahassee, Florida corporate store to franchise group Fidelity Enterprises LLC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Matt Woodcock is ready to help Fibrenew enter next-level franchise growth mode.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.