FAT Brands Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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FAT Brands has acquired 8 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

FAT Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Global Franchise Group for $443M. FAT Brands has acquired in 5 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include restaurants (84%) and franchising (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 5

FAT Brands

FAT Brands, Inc.

9720 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 500,
Beverly Hills, California 90212
United States,
(310) 319-1850
www.fatbrands.com

FAT Brands is a franchising company that strategically acquires, markets and develops fast casual and casual dining restaurant concepts around the world. The Company currently owns five restaurant brands, Fatburger, Buffalo’s Cafe, Buffalo’s Express and Ponderosa & Bonanza Steakhouses, that have approximately 300 locations open and 300 under development in 32 countries. FAT Brands was founded in 2017 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 1 1 - 1 3 6
vol $13M $25M $873M $910M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - 0
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Fazoli’s System Management LLC 2021-11-02 130M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lexington, Kentucky · www.fazolis.com
Twin Restaurant Franchise, LLC 2021-09-01 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.twinpeaksfranchise.com
Global Franchise Group LLC 2021-06-28 443M USD Add-on Acquisition
Norcross, Georgia · www.globalfranchise.com
The Johnny Rockets Group, Inc. 2020-08-13 25M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lake Forest, California · www.johnnyrockets.com
Yalla Mediterranean 2018-12-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Manhattan Beach, California · www.yallamedi.com
Hurricane Grill & Wings 2017-11-15 13M USD Add-on Acquisition
West Palm Beach, Florida · www.hurricanewings.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 5 (83%) 468M (51%) - -
Franchising 1 (17%) 443M (49%) - -
Total 6 $910M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 910M - -
  California 2 25M - -
  Texas 1 300M - -
  Kentucky 1 130M - -
  Georgia 1 443M - -
  Florida 1 13M - -
Total 6 $910M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Duff & Phelps Corp.
1
Legal Deals
Greenberg Traurig LLP
2
Foley & Lardner LLP
1
Loeb & Loeb LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $873M
< $100M 2 $38M
TOTAL $910M
Largest Global Franchise Group LLC
$443M (2021-06-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
67%
4 (67%)

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