Mergers & Acquisitions News

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
Anytime Fitness Asia has been purchased by Inspire Brands Asia.
May 28th, 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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
Matt Woodcock is ready to help Fibrenew enter next-level franchise growth mode.
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
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