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Back to blog August 16, 2022 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Top PE Firms Investing in Restaurant Sector

We probed our Private Equity Database to determine the most active private equity investors in the Restaurant sector. Below are the Top 15 private equity firms investing in restaurants.

Top PE Firms Investing in Restaurants

  1. Roark Capital Group (Atlanta, GA, US)
  2. Z Capital Partners (New York, NY, US)
  3. Brentwood Associates (Los Angeles, CA, US)
  4. L Catterton (Greenwich, CT, US)
  5. Garnett Station Partners (New York, NY, US)
  6. Tavistock Group (United States)
  7. Beekman Group, The (New York, NY, US)
  8. Alliance Consumer Growth (New York, NY, US)
  9. West Coast Capital (Chatsworth, CA, US)
  10. Valor Equity Partners (Chicago, IL, US)
  11. TriSpan (London, UK)
  12. Constitution Capital Partners (Andover, MA, US)
  13. GreyLion Capital (New York, NY, US)
  14. Argonne Capital Group (Atlanta, GA, US)
  15. Freeman Spogli & Co. (New York, NY, US)

Recent Private Equity Restaurant Investments

May 2022Centre Partners Management invested in Captain D’s Seafood (Nashville, TN, US), a Seafood quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. Captain D’s system is comprised of franchised and company-owned locations.

April 2022NewSpring Capital invested in Federal Donuts (Houston, TX, US), a fast-casual restaurant with Donuts, fried chicken, and coffee.

March 2022Trive Capital invested in Woody’s Brands (Philadelphia, PA, US), a multi-unit operator of restaurant-bar concepts.

December 2021Garnett Station Partners invested in P.J. Whelihan’s (Haddon Township, NJ, US), a neighborhood pub and restaurant chain.

November 2021Investors Management Corporation invested in Taco Bamba (Falls Church, VA, US), a fast-casual restaurant chain.

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