Kahala Franchising Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Kahala Franchising has acquired 7 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2008, when it sold Taco Time Canada to MTY Food Group for $8M. Kahala Franchising has acquired in 5 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include restaurants (58%) and food (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

Kahala Franchising LLC (Kahala Brands)

9311 East Via De Ventura, Suite 104,
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
United States,
(480) 362-4800
www.kahalamgmt.com

Kahala Franchising LLC (Kahala Brands) is a portfolio of 14 quick-service restaurant brands with approximately 2600 locations in over 25 countries including: Cold Stone Creamery®, Blimpie®, TacoTime™, Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill®, The Great Steak & Potato Company™, NrGize Lifestyle Cafe™, Surf City Squeeze®,


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $8M $8M
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pinkberry, Inc. 2015-12-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.pinkberry.com
Maui Wowi Franchising, Inc. (Maui Wowi Hawaiian) 2015-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenwood Village, Colorado · www.mauiwowi.com
Tasti D-Lite LLC 2015-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Franklin, Tennessee · www.tastidlite.com
Planet Smoothie LLC 2015-06-02 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia · www.planetsmoothie.com
Taco Time Canada, Inc. 2008-11-03 8M USD Divestiture
Calgary, Alberta · www.tacotimecanada.com
Taco Time International, Inc. 2003-09-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.tacotime.com
Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grills 2003-05-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.samuraisams.net
Selman Systems, Inc. 1999-05-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Tasti D-Lite LLC 2015-06-02 Planet Smoothie LLC 2015-06-02 1
Franklin, Tennessee · www.tastidlite.com Atlanta, Georgia · www.planetsmoothie.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 4 (57%) - 1 (100%) 8M (100%)
Food 1 (14%) - - -
Franchising 1 (14%) - - -
Leisure 1 (14%) - - -
Total 7 - 1 $8M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 - - -
  Arizona 3 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Canada - - 1 8M
  Alberta - - 1 8M
Domestic 7 (100%) - - -
Cross-border - - 1 (100%) 8M (100%)
Total 7 - 1 $8M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Octagon Capital Group LLC
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $8M
TOTAL $8M
Largest Taco Time Canada, Inc.
$8M (2008-11-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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