November 25, 2014

Corner Bakery Cafe is in a growth mode. The company, which was acquired in 2011 by Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, is entering new markets and opening locations across the country, from New York City to Las Vegas. It will end the year with 185 cafes (114 company-owned and 71 franchised). The company plans to more than double its U.S. footprint by 2017 through a combination of franchised and company-owned cafes.

December 30, 2013

An affiliate of Roark Capital Group has acquired a majority stake in CKE Restaurants Inc., owner of Carl's Jr., Hardee's and various other quick-serve restaurant chains.

December 30, 2013

An affiliate of Roark Capital Group has acquired a majority stake in CKE Restaurants Inc., owner of Carl's Jr., Hardee's and various other quick-serve restaurant chains.

February 10, 2012

Arby’s Restaurant Group said that it has selected service provider BIAS Corp., based in Atlanta, to implement all of the needed Oracle applications and infrastructure.

October 11, 2010

Focus Brands will buy soft pretzel chain Auntie Anne's for an undisclosed amount....