Mergers & Acquisitions News
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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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA today announced that it has acquired Cognitran Limited (“Cognitran”) for approximately $31 million in cash.
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.
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.
RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) today announced the appointment of Frederic F. (Jake) Brace to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Liberty Tax, Inc. announced that it has entered into definitive documentation with affiliates of Vintage Capital Management, LLC.
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.
JM Family Enterprises, Inc has acquired Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), the parent of the Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living®, Concrete Craft® and AdvantaClean® brands.
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Galena Companies, has acquired two quick-lube locations in the Philadelphia metro area that are now operating as Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service centers.
Roto-Rooter Services Company announced it has acquired the formerly independent Roto-Rooter franchise serving Alameda County and portions of southwestern San Joaquin County, California.
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Wave HQ Inc. (formerly known as Wave Financial Inc., “Wave”).
Florida-based QSR Group Holdings, LLC ("QSR") recently closed an acquisition of 45 existing Church's Chicken® restaurants previously operated by Falcon Holdings, LLC and its affiliates.
Take 5 Oil Change announced its acquisition of Advance Kwik Lube, a chain of quick lube and automotive service centers with 25 total locations in Dallas/Fort Worth, Midland-Odessa, Amarillo and Lubbock, Texas.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Maturo Realty Group announced today the acquisition of Smithville All Pro, Realtors®.
AlphaGraphics, Inc., an MBE Worldwide company, announced today the acquisition of Print Speak by its parent company, U.S. Business Holdings, Inc.
Xpressdocs Partners, Ltd, a Texas based provider of tech-enabled direct marketing and brand management solutions announced the acquisition of Amazingmail, an Arizona based provider of direct mail solutions.
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wave Financial Inc. (“Wave”).
La Quinta by Wyndham today announcing plans to introduce its upper-midscale flag to the Caribbean for the first time while welcoming an additional nine new hotels to its growing U.S. portfolio.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate announced today it has empowered another strategic acquisition for a valued member of its network, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Haven Properties.
MTY Food Group Inc. (“MTY”) (TSX:MTY) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the organization of a new, dedicated lifestyle division, which brings together Hyatt’s and former Two Roads Hospitality’s lifestyle brands.
Trivest Partners and Massage Envy, the leading provider of therapeutic massage and skin care services across its franchise network, are pleased to announce a new multi-unit agreement.
AlphaGraphics, Inc. - a worldwide print and marketing franchise - announced today that it has acquired a majority interest in one of its franchisees, Wet Ink Corporation, which operates three centers located in the Greater Denver Metro area.
Engel & Völkers Americas today announced it has acquired the brand’s California master franchise rights, inclusive of 26 real estate shops and more than 500 advisors, from previous owner Mathias Bode.
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Ivy Lane Corporation, has acquired a quick-lube location in LaGrange, Illinois that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
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.
Ron Trombetti acquired the Pirtek Service & Supply Center in March.
OpenWorks, a leading national commercial cleaning and facility services franchise, welcomes finance industry veteran, Bryan McMahon as its new Chief Financial Officer.
DELIA’s Cleaners, the largest dry cleaning operation in Arizona, has formally joined Tide® Cleaners.
MTY Food Group Inc. and Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which MTY would acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Papa Murphy’s.
Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has reached terms to acquire the assets of Print Mates, LLC.
Snap-on Incorporated announced that it has acquired Power Hawk Technologies, Inc. (“Power Hawk”).
BrightStar Care, the nation’s leading in-home care franchise, is igniting its growth strategy of targeting independent in-home care agencies that make viable candidates to convert to the BrightStar Care system.
Valvoline Inc. announced that is has acquired a quick lube location in Michigan that is now operating as Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
Valvoline Inc. has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Wichita, Kansas.
David Herbert, owner of Pirtek Altamonte Springs, has expanded his business in Florida with the acquisition of two more franchises: Pirtek Tampa and Pirtek Pinellas.
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 Florida.
Valvoline Inc. announced that is has acquired two quick lube locations in the Houston area, that are now operating as Valvoline Instant Oil Change SM (VIOC) service centers.
Melt Shop announced that Villa Restaurant Group (VRG) has assumed ownership of its restaurant at Woodbury Common, a Simon Mall in Central Valley, New York.
Hamra Enterprises, a franchisee of Panera Bread today announced it has acquired 13 Panera Bread cafés located in Memphis, Tennessee with stores also located in Jonesboro, Arkansas and Mississippi.
HomeSmart International announced it has launched a massive nationwide acquisition strategy across its corporate and franchise locations.
Valvoline Inc. announced today that it plans to expand its company-owned quick-lube network into the Las Vegas market beginning with two acquisitions.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced it has purchased Janie and Jack, a leader in premium children’s fashion, from Gymboree Group Inc.
Locally-grown Outer Banks Heating & Cooling company seeks to boost business and the local economy by becoming a member of the One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® brand.
Neighborly®, the world's largest franchisor of home service brands, has announced the acquisition of Dream Doors, a premium kitchen makeover and bedroom wardrobe franchisor based in the United Kingdom.