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Press Releases

Roark Capital Acquires Mathnasium
November 2021

Youth Enrichment Brands Launches with Acquisition of i9 Sports®
October 2021

US Sports Camps Acquires U.S. Baseball Academy and U.S. Softball Academy
August 2021

Roark portfolio company, ServiceMaster Brands, acquires TWO MEN AND A TRUCK
August 2021

Self Esteem Brands Acquires Digital Nutrition Coaching Brand Stronger U
June 2021

Roark Capital Acquires Nothing Bundt Cakes
May 2021

Inspire Brands Completes Acquisition of Dunkin’ Brands
December 2020

Roark Capital Acquires ServiceMaster Brands
October 2020

Roark Capital Invests in US Sports Camps
August 2020

Roark Capital Invests in Divisions Maintenance Group
August 2020

The Cheesecake Factory Announces $200 Million Strategic Investment from Roark
April 2020

Driven Brands Announces Acquisition of ABRA Auto Body Repair of America Franchised Locations
October 2019

Anytime Fitness’ Parent Company Acquires the Bar Method – With Plans to Franchise Worldwide
September 2019

Roark Acquires Fitness Connection
February 2019

Roark Portfolio Company Inspire Brands Acquires SONIC
December 2018

Anytime Fitness' Parent Company Acquires Basecamp Fitness With Plans to Franchise Worldwide
October 2018

Focus Brands Inc. Completes Tender Offer for Jamba, Inc. Common Stock
September 2018

Roark Portfolio Company Arby's Acquires Buffalo Wild Wings and Launches Inspire Brands
February 2018

Culver’s Sells Minority Interest to Atlanta-Based Roark
October 2017

Roark Acquires International Car Wash Group
October 2017

Roark Acquires Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q
July 2017

Roark Acquires Express Lube
December 2016

Jimmy John’s Sells Majority Stake to Roark
October 2016

Roark Portfolio Company Driven Brands Acquires Ohio-based Lube Stop
September 2016

Roark Acquires Great Expressions Dental Centers
September 2016

Roark Invests In Drybar
June 2016

Roark Portfolio Company Driven Brands Acquires Take 5 Oil Change
February 2016

Driven Brands wins 2016 Franchise Times Dealmakers Award
February 2016

Roark Makes Significant Growth Equity Investment In Orangetheory Fitness
February 2016

Roark Portfolio Company Driven Brands, Inc. Acquires Carstar's Canada Operations
November 2015

Roark Portfolio Company Quala Acquires Gator
November 2015

Roark Portfolio Company Driven Brands Inc. Acquires CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts
October 2015

Roark Invests in Emerging Concept Naf Naf Grill
June 2015

Driven Brands Signs Merger Agreement to Acquire 1-800-Radiator & AC
June 2015

Roark Acquires Pet Supermarket 
May 2015

Roark Acquires Driven Brands
April 2015

Roark Announces Closing of Fund IV at $2.5 Billion Hard Cap
January 2015

Batteries Plus LLC Acquires LED Hut Ltd.
September 2014

Roark Acquires Central Jersey Waste & Recycling, Inc.
April 2014

Anytime Fitness Receives Investment from Roark
March 2014

Roark Closes Acquisition of CKE Restaurants
December 2013

Roark Acquires Miller's Ale House
July 2013

Roark Closes on $1.5 Billion Private Equity Fund
October 2012

Roark Acquires Massage Envy
September 2012

Roark Acquires The Home Service Store
August 2012

Roark Acquires QualaWash Holdings
July 2012

Roark Completes Acquisition of Arby’s®
July 2011

Roark acquired Atkins Nutritionals, a leading international weight control and nutrition brand.
December 2010

Roark Commits C$105 million to GFL Waste & Recycling Solutions Corp.
November 2010

Roark Portfolio Company FOCUS Brands® Completes Purchase of Auntie Anne’s®
November 2010

Roark Portfolio Company FOCUS Brands® to Acquire Auntie Anne’s®
October 2010

Roark's Pet Valu Acquires Bosley's Pet Food Plus
April 2010

Roark Acquires Wingstop: Fast Growing Wing Chain is Roark’s 17th Franchise Investment
April 2010

Roark and Entrepreneur Partners Acquire Peachtree Business Products
March 2010

Roark Supports PSC Info Group’s Acquisition of NCO Unit
October 2009

Roark Affiliate Invests $100 million in Waste Pro USA
September 2009

Roark Affiliates Acquire Specialty Retail Franchise Pet Valu
September 2009

Pet Valu Agrees to be Acquired by Affiliates of Roark
July 2009