Kahala Franchising - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Kahala Franchising M&A Summary

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%).

Kahala Franchising Ownership

Who owns Kahala Franchising?

Kahala Franchising is owned by MTY Food Group. It was acquired on May 25, 2016.

Kahala Franchising Business Overview

Where is Kahala Franchising headquartered?

Kahala Franchising is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.

How many employees does Kahala Franchising have?

Kahala Franchising has 15 employees.

What sector is Kahala Franchising in?

Kahala Franchising is a restaurants company.

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 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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