FAT Brands - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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FAT Brands M&A Summary

FAT Brands has acquired 11 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 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 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include restaurants (78%) and franchising (23%).

FAT Brands Business Overview

Where is FAT Brands headquartered?

FAT Brands is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.

What is FAT Brands’ revenue?

FAT Brands disclosed revenue of 119M USD for 2021 and 18M USD for 2020.

How many employees does FAT Brands have?

FAT Brands has 1,100 employees.

What sector is FAT Brands in?

FAT Brands is a restaurants company.

When was FAT Brands founded?

FAT Brands was founded in 2017.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 2 1 4 1 1 - 9
vol $13M $25M $893M $930M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill 2023-09-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenwood, Indiana · www.smokeybones.com
Great American Cookies 2022-05-25 - Divestiture
Richardson, Texas
Native Grill & Wings 2021-12-17 20M USD Divestiture
Chandler, Arizona · www.nativegrillandwings.com
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
Atlanta, 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 7 (78%) 488M (52%) - -
Franchising 2 (22%) 443M (48%) - -
Total 9 $930M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 930M - -
  Texas 2 300M - -
  California 2 25M - -
  Kentucky 1 130M - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 443M - -
  Florida 1 13M - -
  Arizona 1 20M - -
Total 9 $930M - -

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $873M
< $100M 3 $58M
TOTAL $930M
Largest Global Franchise Group LLC
$443M (2021-06-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
56%
5 (56%)
Strategic(s)
22%
2 (22%)

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