Wendy s Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

RestaurantsCompany

Wendy s has acquired 1 company. It has also divested 7 assets.

Wendy s’ largest acquisition to date was in 2002, when it acquired Fresh Enterprises for $275M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Wendy s 62 Restaurants to NPC International for $53M. Wendy s has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include restaurants (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity1
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Wendy's

The Wendy's Company

One Dave Thomas Boulevard,
Dublin, Ohio 43017
United States,
(614) 764-3100
www.wendys.com

Wendy's is a major quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the U.S. and 29 other countries and U.S. territories worldwide. The Wendy’s was founded in 1969 and is based in Dublin, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $275M $275M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 - 1 - - 1 7
vol $53M $53M
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Wendy's 6 Restaurants 2022-07-14 - Divestiture
Jacksonville, Florida
Wendy's 5 Restaurants 2019-10-31 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
Wendy's 62 Restaurants 2017-03-09 53M USD Divestiture
Dublin, Ohio
The New Bakery Co., LLC 2015-06-02 - Divestiture
Zanesville, Ohio
Fresh Enterprises LLC (dba Baja Fresh) 2014-06-11 - Divestiture
Irvine, California · www.bajafresh.com
Wendy's 70 Restaurants 2014-02-17 - Divestiture
, Texas
Wendy's 54 Salt Lake City Restaurants 2013-11-20 - Divestiture
, United States
Fresh Enterprises LLC (dba Baja Fresh) 2002-05-31 275M USD Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.bajafresh.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 1 (100%) 275M (100%) 6 (86%) 53M (100%)
Food - - 1 (14%) -
Total 1 $275M 7 $53M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 275M 7 53M
  California 1 275M 1 -
  Ohio - - 2 53M
  Texas - - 1 -
  Georgia - - 1 -
  Florida - - 1 -
Total 1 $275M 7 $53M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $275M
TOTAL $275M
Largest Fresh Enterprises LLC (dba Baja Fresh)
$275M (2002-05-31)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $53M
TOTAL $53M
Largest Wendy's 62 Restaurants
$53M (2017-03-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Strategic(s)
86%
6 (86%)

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