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2014-03-18 08:23:44

Leading Provider of Waste and Recycling Services to the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Markets is Roark's 52nd Environmental Services Transaction ATLANTA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, announced today that its affiliate, Synergy Environmental Corporation ("Synergy"), has acquired Central Jersey Waste and Recycling, Inc. and its sister entities, Premier Food Waste Recycling, Inc. and Central Repairs Inc. (collectively, the...

2014-03-03 08:30:13

Leading Fitness Franchise Seeks to Accelerate Worldwide Growth HASTINGS, Minn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anytime Fitness, the world's largest and fastest-growing co-ed fitness franchise, today announced that an affiliate of Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm that focuses on investing in the franchise industry, has made an equity investment in the company. Terms were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130506/AQ07432LOGO-b Anytime...

2014-02-11 12:23:42

DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. today announced the appointment of Flynn Dekker as its Chief Marketing Officer to oversee the brand positioning, marketing strategy and advertising execution for the chain's 600+ domestic and international locations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/DA62879) "Flynn is an exceptional leader with a great vision for restaurant marketing, and we're excited to welcome him to Wingstop," said Wingstop...

2013-10-24 08:41:13

- User-friendly site delivers content with fewer clicks DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corner Bakery Cafe has launched a complete redesign of its CornerBakeryCafe.com website that allows guests to personalize their online and offline experience with their local Corner Bakery Cafe in ways not previously available through standard, fast-casual restaurant websites. The new website, created by digital agency, Rockfish, provides guests with a seamless, interactive experience across desktop,...

2013-03-19 12:25:41

The Wing Experts heat up tournament time with new limited-time offer RICHARDSON, Texas, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the NCAA tournament brackets are complete, Wingstop is adding to the excitement with an all-star offer for fans - the Wingstop Triple Double Pack, available at more than 550 Wingstop locations across the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130319/DA79692) The Triple Double pack includes eight classic wings and 12 boneless wings,...

2013-02-14 12:25:48

DENVER, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., a leader in the weight management category, today announced that Joseph E. Scalzo has joined the company as president and chief executive officer. Mr. Scalzo assumes the leadership of Atkins Nutritionals after 25 years of experience at major consumer product and beverage companies and will report directly to the board of directors. He succeeds Monty Sharma who remains on the company's board of directors. Mr. Scalzo joins...

2013-01-28 12:25:33

RICHARDSON, Texas, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wing Experts at Wingstop are prepping for the biggest day of the year when they expect to sell more than 6 million wings at 550 locations across the country. Wingstop expects Super Sunday business to be up 15 percent over last year, and if Wingstop reaches its goal this will be the 13(th) straight year the company has set a big game sales record. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/DA49215) "The Super Bowl is the second...

2012-10-01 02:30:28

ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm with a focus on investing in franchise and brand management companies, announced today that its affiliate has acquired Massage Envy, LLC, the nation's largest provider of massage therapy and facial treatments. "We are thrilled to have Roark as a partner as we continue to grow the Massage Envy brand," said Dave Crisalli, Massage Envy's President & CEO. "Roark's strong operational approach and...

2012-09-11 10:26:20

ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm announced today that it has acquired The Home Service Store. The Home Service Store's management team, led by CEO Mark Ilderton, will remain with the business. Terms of the transaction were not released. The Home Service Store coordinates the lead generation, sale, and installation of do-it-for-me home improvement projects on a nationwide basis on behalf of several of America's most...

2012-07-02 06:21:03

ATLANTA, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm that invests in environmental services companies, announced today that its affiliate has acquired QualaWash Holdings, LLC. QualaWash is the largest independent provider of truck tank and container washing services through its nationwide network of 52 locations. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, QualaWash provides strong customer service and environmental compliance by leveraging its...