As Wall Street plunges, so do restaurant stocks

Industry stocks got hit hard on Monday, just like everybody else, says RB's The Bottom Line.


Fatburger’s parent to buy Hurricane Grill & Wings

Deal also includes Hurricane's new fast-casual spinoff.

The Philippines-based foodservice company now owns a majority of the burger chain.

Restaurant dealmaking is at its highest level in 11 years. The transactions record could be shattered if these blockbuster acquisitions, already the subjects of Wall Street speculation, should go down.

The take-private deal comes less than three years after Fogo went public.

Meritage believes the restaurants will add over $100 million in annual sales.

Barington Capital is pushing Bloomin' Brands to spin off Carrabba's, Fleming's and Bonefish Grill.

The company’s board says the higher offer from The Boaz Group was “highly conditional.”

The sandwich chain has acquired 40 locations from a franchisee.

The sale came with activists circling, but forced deals aren’t always the best option.

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