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Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), a private equity firm based in St. Louis, announced today it has acquired Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers (Freddy’s).
March 5th, 2021
Authority Brands, LLC announced today the purchase of DoodyCalls. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
February 19th, 2021
Rent-A-Center, Inc. (the "Company" or "Rent-A-Center") (NASDAQ: RCII) announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Acima Holdings.
February 18th, 2021
The ink is dry on a deal merging two print businesses serving Midwest businesses, nonprofits and residents.
February 17th, 2021
Caring Brands International (CBI) announced the completion of three significant home healthcare franchise acquisitions in the last six months.
February 12th, 2021
John Paul “JP” Sazon, broker/owner of Cristal Cellar, announced a new partnership with Kevin Kwan, broker, Century 21 West Coast Brokers, forming Century 21 Cristal Cellar.
February 2nd, 2021
Planet Fitness franchisee National Fitness Partners (“NFP” or the “company”) announced the acquisition of 16 Planet Fitness clubs.
January 21st, 2021
Jan-Pro Systems International announces the brand was part of a major acquisition, as MidOcean Partners acquired LYNX Franchising.
January 20th, 2021
Amici Partners Group, LLC (“Amici”) has completed the acquisition of Friendly’s Restaurants.
January 19th, 2021
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Neighborly® announced the acquisition of Precision Door Service, the nation’s leading garage door repair franchise headquartered in Titusville, Florida.
January 7th, 2021
BoxUnion announced that it has acquired TITLE Boxing Club (TITLE), a fitness studio with 166 clubs across the United States, Mexico and the Dominican Republic specializing in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes.
January 7th, 2021
Moran Family of Brands announced the addition of its newest company brand, Turbo Tint.
January 6th, 2021
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop announced that it has finalized the acquisition of the QSR industry’s rising star, Wing Zone .
January 5th, 2021
The parent company of Saladworks announced today it has acquired Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh and Frutta Bowls.
December 22nd, 2020
Pet Supplies Plus announced today it will acquire an estimated 40 previously operated Pet Valu locations throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
December 22nd, 2020
Home Franchise Concepts, a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, has entered into an agreement to acquire Kitchen Tune-Up.
December 18th, 2020
United Real Estate - a division of United Real Estate Group (UREG) - announced its merger with Virtual Properties Realty (VPR).
December 17th, 2020
Inspire Brands, Inc. (“Inspire”) announced the completion of its $11.3 billion acquisition of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (“Dunkin’ Brands”).
December 15th, 2020
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United Real Estate - a division of United Real Estate Group – announced its merger with Benchmark Realty, LLC.
December 10th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. announced that it plans to acquire 27 quick-lube locations that will expand its service center network across the U.S.
December 3rd, 2020
ERA Real Estate announced today that ERA Infinity Properties, based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has merged with PRA & Company Realtors in Pompano Beach.
November 24th, 2020
Zaxby’s Operating Company L.P. announced that investment funds managed by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (Goldman Sachs) will acquire a significant stake in the company.
November 19th, 2020
MoneyMailerUSA, Inc., a Local Marketing Solutions Group Inc. company, has acquired the assets of The Inside Coup.
November 16th, 2020
RSVP, a luxury direct mail agency that has been leading the industry since 1985, has officially announced its plans to launch a dynamic franchise initiative that will take the brand to Portland.
November 12th, 2020
Hudson Hill Capital (“Hudson Hill” or “HHC”), a private investment firm founded by Eric Rosen, announced today that it acquired a majority stake in InXpress Holdings Ltd.
November 9th, 2020
Authority Brands, LLC announced today the purchase of Service Team of Professionals (“STOP” or “STOP Restoration”).
November 5th, 2020
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced that Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Winans, based in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, has merged with the Trinity Realty Group based in Sherman, Texas.
October 29th, 2020
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Engineering for Kids joins Pitman Training, School is Easy and Academy of Learning Career College in a complementary suite of franchise brands.
October 26th, 2020
Boxwood Partners is pleased to announce the sale of ShelfGenie® to Neighborly®, the world’s largest franchisor of home services brands.
October 8th, 2020
Neighborly® today announced the acquisition of ShelfGenie, a custom glide-out shelving solutions franchise headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
October 6th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) announced that it plans to acquire 33 quick-lube service centers in Idaho, Missouri and Kansas in two separate acquisitions.
October 2nd, 2020
RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. provided the Company’s third quarter 2020 operational and financial outlook in advance of the Company’s quarterly earnings release expected to be issued on November 5, 2020.
September 22nd, 2020
Authority Brands, LLC announced today the purchase of Monster Tree Service. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
September 17th, 2020
Foot Solutions, Inc., the premier one-stop-shop for all foot wellness needs, has announced the acquisition of NOENE (pronounced “Know-EEN) America.
September 16th, 2020
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Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) announced that it plans to acquire 14 quick-lube locations that will expand its company-owned service center network in Texas.
September 15th, 2020
Over the past year, Brightway franchise owners have expanded their enterprises at a record pace and today, the company is pleased to share that veteran Insurance Agent Ken Toney has become its first four-unit owner.
September 3rd, 2020
RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. today announced the acquisition of wemlo(SM), an innovative fintech company that provides third-party mortgage loan processing services.
September 2nd, 2020
Driven Brands (“Driven”) announced its acquisition of International Car Wash Group (“ICWG”) has been completed.
August 5th, 2020
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of PersonalizationMall.com®.
August 4th, 2020
7-Eleven, Inc. ("7-Eleven") is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire Speedway, a leading convenience store chain, from Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC).
August 3rd, 2020
MOD Super-Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”) announced it has successfully closed the acquisition of 13 existing MOD Pizza locations in North Carolina.
July 28th, 2020
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced today that Gary Mann Real Estate and Team Up Real Estate in Moses Lake, Wash., have merged and affiliated with the BHGRE® brand to become Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Mann Realty.
July 22nd, 2020
RSG Group GmbH is set to acquire the most well-known and iconic gym chain in the world, Gold's Gym.
July 14th, 2020
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Since its inception in 2004, Sola Salon Studios has become the world's largest and fastest growing salon studios franchise with more than 500 locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Brazil.
July 6th, 2020
Neighborly® today announced the acquisition of HouseMaster, a professional home inspection franchise headquartered in Somerville, N.J.
July 2nd, 2020
Coldwell Banker Premier Properties announced today that it has merged with the Schmidt Family of Companies, one of the nation’s largest real estate firms.
June 18th, 2020
LYNX Franchising, a multi-brand franchise platform with a complementary collection of B2B essential services, announced today it has acquired the FRSTeam brand and franchise system.
June 12th, 2020
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...
May 15th, 2020
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.
May 14th, 2020
Driven Brands, North America's largest automotive services company, announced its acquisition of Fix Auto USA (FUSA) and Auto Center Auto Body, Inc. (ACAB).
April 24th, 2020
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.
April 13th, 2020
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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.
March 19th, 2020
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.
March 11th, 2020
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.
March 11th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Portage, Indiana.
March 4th, 2020
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.
March 3rd, 2020
7-Eleven, Inc announced that it has officially closed on the acquisition of more than 100 independently operated 7-Eleven stores in central Oklahoma.
March 3rd, 2020
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.
March 2nd, 2020
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
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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
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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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