Read up on some of our latest transactions.

Velvet Taco receives significant investment from LGP
November 30, 2021

DALLAS – November 30, 2021 – Velvet Taco, the popular Dallas-based restaurant concept serving up globally inspired tacos, today announced that Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. acquired a majority stake in Velvet Taco from L Catterton, the largest global consumer-focused private equity firm, and...

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Bell’s Brewery to be acquired by Lion, joining forces with New Belgium
November 10, 2021

November 10, 2021 - Bell's Brewery founder, Larry Bell announced that he has reached an agreement with Lion, an Australian based brewer, for the sale of Bell's. Lion acquired Colorado's New Belgium Brewing in 2019. The move will see the Michigan-based craft brewer come together with New Belgium – aligning two great...

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Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza to be acquired by BurgerFi
October 11, 2021

Oct. 11, 2021 -- BurgerFi International Inc. (Nasdaq: BFI, BFIIW) (“BurgerFi” ), the owner of one of the nation’s fastest-growing premium fast-casual concepts through the BurgerFi brand, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza &

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College HUNKS Hauling Junk partners with Susquehanna Private Capital
July 22, 2021

The purpose-driven, values-based, socially conscious, tech-enabled national moving and junk removal franchise College HUNKS Hauling Junk & Moving® recently accepted minority investments from Susquehanna Private Capital (Susquehanna) along with two former International Franchise Association (IFA) Chairs- David Barr and Shelly Sun. Read full press...

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Suite Management Franchising acquired by Propelled Brands
June 29, 2021

Propelled Brands, the corporate umbrella of FASTSIGNS International. Inc., which is the franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, and NerdsToGo®, an emerging IT services franchise brand, today announced its acquisition of Suite Management Franchising, LLC. Suite Management Franchising, LLC...

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Dai Truong joins Arlington to lead Cannabis practice
June 03, 2021

Birmingham, AL – Arlington Capital Advisors, a leading consumer-focused investment bank, announces it has hired Dai Truong as a Managing Director. Dai will be focused on growing Arlington's presence in the cannabis industry, building upon its recent sale of SweetWater to Aphria. “I am...

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Kneaders receives investment from Garnett Station Partners
May 11, 2021

Orem, UT – May 7, 2021 Kneaders Bakery & Cafe (“Kneaders”, “the Company”), a Utah-based, fast casual bakery and café concept, announced that it has received a significant investment from Garnett Station Partners that will enable Kneaders to refinance its existing debt. Terms of...

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Arlington advises Lone River on its sale to Diageo
March 08, 2021

Diageo announces it has acquired Far West Spirits LLC, owner of the Lone River Ranch Water (‘Lone River’) brand. Lone River is a hard seltzer that takes inspiration from the popular classic Texan “Ranch Water” cocktail. Lone River was founded in 2019 by native...

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Ashish Seth joins Arlington Capital Advisors
March 02, 2021

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Arlington Capital Advisors, a leading consumer-focused investment bank, announces it has hired Ashish Seth as a Managing Director.  Ashish joins Arlington’s Bill Kraus, John Goldasich and Vann Russell as leaders in the consumer sector where Ashish will be exclusively focused on driving...

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Arlington advises Sweetwater on its acquisition by Aphria
November 30, 2020

November 2020 Aphria Inc., a leading global cannabis company, announced it has closed the accretive, strategic acquisition of  SW Brewing Company, LLC, one of the largest independent craft brewers in the United States based on volume. Beginning with the flagship 420 beverage offerings, SweetWater...

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