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Should Darden buy BJ’s?

The casual-dining operator plans to make more acquisitions, says RB’s The Bottom Line. One analyst says BJ’s Restaurants would make a good target.

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How Tim Casey plans to fix Quiznos

The CEO of Rego Restaurant Group joins the RB podcast "A Deeper Dive" to explain why being part of a bigger group could help the sub chain.

Paulson & Co. and TriArtisan Capital Advisors have closed on their purchase of the Asian casual-dining chain.

A Debtwire report suggested that buyers are concerned about the chain’s growth and its valuation.

A consolidation trend that started with supermarkets has spread to restaurant chains, and that has major implications for the industry, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

In this episode of "A Deeper Dive," a trio of experts from investment banking firm PJ Solomon discuss why restaurants are consolidating so much.

Jeff Smith was named chairman as the company got a cash infusion to pay off debt and invest behind its strategic initiatives.

The company is reportedly no longer for sale, but is looking for an investor as it seeks to recover from a tough year.

RB’s The Bottom Line takes a look at the companies currently seeking buyers, and a few that might actually sell.

RB’s The Bottom Line examines the poor record of the last generation of IPOs and what it would take for another chain to go public.