Shareholders approve BurgerFi-Opes deal

The better-burger concept becomes a publicly traded company, with cash for expansion.


BurgerFi hires Burger King vet as CEO

Julio Ramirez will lead the better-burger brand, which was recently acquired by Opes Acquisition Corp.

The chain’s president, Charlie Guzzetta, joins the RB podcast “A Deeper Dive” to talk about the coronavirus and its merger with Opes Acquisition.

The reverse merger will help fuel the fast-casual burger chain’s growth, which will take it to more nontraditional locations, including ghost kitchens.

The fast-growing burger chain has a non-binding letter of intent to merge with the blank-check company.

Get Top 500 data: sales, units and YOY change, average unit volume, and company/franchise units, as well as Technomic’s analysis, growth forecast and more.

Restaurants aim to feed consumers’ often conflicting desires as 2019 begins.

A report gave failing grades to all but three major burger concepts, including McDonald’s and Burger King.

The top three burger chains, all QSRs, own two-thirds of the category's sales.

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