New Buffalo Wild Wings owner leans on its CEO's hotel experience

Inspire Brands, which owns Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings, is a new kind of brand operator.


Restaurateurs find a 2nd career as financiers

A number of successful individuals and companies are trying the other side of investment negotiations.

The Bottom Line: Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings want to buy more brands, and they have plenty of choices.

The $2.9 billion purchase of BWW by Roark Capital will turn Arby's Restaurant Group into a two-brand operation headed by Paul Brown.

In this environment, anything is possible, but such a deal seems unlikely, says RB's The Bottom Line.

An analyst suggests the chain could be a fetching target, but a deal would be costly.

The company opted against further investment, but its ownership of Arby's has still paid off, says RB's The Bottom Line.

Parent Jack in the Box decides a sale of the burrito chain is best for the company’s future.

But the former NFL quarterback will still be a company spokesman.

High prices and big deals marked a huge year for acquisitions.

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