acquisitions

Emerging Brands

C3 CEO Sam Nazarian acquires Kitchen United's ghost kitchens

The properties will become part of a new digital restaurant company called Everybody Eats that will include C3 and Nextbite.

Technology

Tech supplier PAR acquires TASK and Stuzo for $400M

The two deals will help the restaurant POS provider expand globally and in convenience stores.

The owner of Twin Peaks, Fazoli’s and a bunch of other fast-food chains is on the lookout for other concepts, but it won’t pay too much for them.

It’s the third such deal over the past year for the chain, which will use the proceeds to pay down debt.

The struggling seafood chain lost more than $22 million last year, said Thai Union Group, which is looking to offload the brand.

The owner of Dunkin' and Arby's is in the early stages of discussions on an initial public offering that could value the company at $20 billion, according to Bloomberg.

Pleasant Lake Partners said the chain is underperforming but would make an attractive acquisition target.

The owner of Dunkin’, Arby’s and other brands said Vromo’s technology would help it make delivery more profitable.

The majority stake marks the 12th restaurant investment for the Utah-based private-equity firm and the first in its $200 million Savory Fund III portfolio.

Sushi Ginza Onodera, a Tokyo-based chain of 12 upscale sushi restaurants, has filed for an $8 million initial public offering in the U.S.

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