acquisitions

Financing

Elysium Management buys Huddle House

Sentinel Capital sold the family-dining chain to the private-equity titan's family office investor.

Leadership

Ron Shaich to step down as Panera CEO

He'll be succeeded by Blaine Hurst, but will remain involved with the chain while simultaneously serving in a strategic role for owner JAB Holdings.

With their $2.9 billion merger closed, the two brands created Inspire Brands as a growth vehicle.

The U.S. chains were the latest acquisitions by a Canadian concern with more than four dozen QSR brands.

The week's big announcements, from completion of the Arby's-BWW merger to the newest wrinkles in Chipotle's turnaround plan, sometimes overshadowed small revelations with big implications. Here are a few of those tidbits you likely missed.

The agreement is intended to grow Burger King’s presence in the United Kingdom.

Le Duff America sells off other concepts as it plans to expand its parent company's legacy concept in the States.

The private-equity firm often doesn't follow its own guidelines for making acquisitions. Its latest conquest is a case in point.

The company found a better deal by going private, says RB's The Bottom Line. Could others follow?

The theater-restaurant chain plans to use funds to open new locations.

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