M&A Deal Summary

MTY Acquires Kahala Franchising

On May 25, 2016, MTY acquired restaurant Kahala Franchising for 310M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is MTY’s 20th transaction in the Restaurants sector.
  • This is MTY’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is MTY’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is MTY’s 1st transaction in Arizona.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-05-25
Target Kahala Franchising
Sector Restaurants
Buyer(s) MTY
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 310M USD

Target

Kahala Franchising

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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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®,

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

MTY

St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada

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Category Company
Founded 1979
Sector Food
Employees7,062
Revenue 717M CAD (2022)
DESCRIPTION

MTY is among the foremost quick service companies in Canada. It operates 26 banners, of which 22 are fully owned and 4 are under exclusive license agreements. MTY Group's multi-bannered strategy has allowed it to become a leader in its class. MTY was founded in 1979 and is based in Saint-Laurent, Canada.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 24 of 48
Sector (Restaurants) 20 of 40
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 20 of 43
State (Arizona) 1 of 3
Country (United States) 1 of 10
Year (2016) 1 of 4
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 22
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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