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Real Mex Restaurants’ new owner names Randy Sharpe CEO

Ned Algeo was also named CFO of FM Restaurants, which acquired the owner of El Torito and Chevy’s Fresh Mex for $47 million out of bankruptcy.

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Restaurant Business parent company Winsight inks partnership with the National Restaurant Association

The National Restaurant Association will become an equity partner in Winsight, which assumes operational ownership of the trade group's annual Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

A report says the company is asking potential buyers to submit bids.

Here’s why chain owners are engineering the greatest merger wave in industry history, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The deal will give Inspire Brands its third major chain and fourth overall.

Also, JAB probably won’t buy Starbucks, and Papa John’s looks at a new logo, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Scott Smith was named president of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse.

The two brands were quietly sold over the summer.

Investors have speculated that JAB would buy the company, but it would likely require a record price, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

ExWorks, one of the brand’s lenders, has taken over ownership and named Philip Kaplan CEO.

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