Color Me Mine, Chesapeake Ceramics sold 2 Twist Brands

The parent company of Painting with a Twist, America’s original and largest paint-and-sip franchise brand, has acquired Color Me Mine, the industry leader in paint-your-own pottery and Chesapeake Ceramics, a leading global ceramics supplier. Twist Brands LLC was...

Dunkin Sold 2 Roark

Inspire Brands, Inc. (“Inspire”) and Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (“Dunkin’ Brands”) (NASDAQ: DNKN), parent company of Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Inspire will acquire Dunkin’ Brands...

Vital Care Goes 2 Linden

Linden Capital Partners (“Linden”), a Chicago-based healthcare private equity firm, announced today a majority investment in Vital Care, Inc. (“Vital Care” or the “Company”) alongside current shareholders (the Bell family) and management. Founded in 1986 and...

Monster Tree Service Sold To Authority Brands

Authority Brands, LLC announced today the purchase of Monster Tree Service. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition marks the sixth brand addition for Authority Brands since October 2018, with Monster Tree Service representing the company’s...

Tropical Smoothies Bought By Levine Leichtman

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, announced that it has partnered with management to acquire Tropical Smoothie Cafe, LLC (“Tropical Smoothie Cafe” or the “Company”). Tropical...

Johnny Rockets Sold 2 FAT Brands

FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: FAT) (“FAT Brands” or the “Company”) announced today that it has agreed to acquire the Johnny Rockets restaurant chain from an affiliate of private equity firm Sun Capital Partners, Inc. for approximately $25...