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Sweetgreen's latest investment sends its valuation soaring

The company raised $150 million and now says it is worth $1.6 billion. That puts the salad chain in rarified air, says RB's The Bottom Line.

Financing

Kitchen United gets another $40M

The investment will help the provider of ghost kitchens continue to grow and open its first locations in New York City.

Franchise concept collector Fat Brands is refinancing its debt by trying to raise another $30 million from public investors, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The smaller Marie Callender’s was sold for $1.75 million as part of the breakup. RB’s The Bottom Line examines why the price was so low.

The purchase will create a family restaurant empire extending to 700 locations and $800 million in annual sales.

The multiconcept operator has begun the process of evaluating “strategic alternatives.”

Tons of dry powder and low interest rates have helped fuel the summer’s shopping spree, but buyers are still being choosy, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Ashish Seth of BMO Capital Markets talks about Kura Sushi's IPO and a crazy summer for M&A.

Vintage Capital contends in a public letter that negotiations would have brought a higher offer, but Red Robin wasn’t willing. It also alleges that the incoming CEO is getting too rich of a deal.

The voice-ordering technology company would be the burger giant’s third deal this year and comes as it plans to build a presence in Silicon Valley.

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