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Roark In The News

Jimmy John talks!
January 2017 - Chicago Business

Jimmy John's Sells Majority Stake To Roark Capital
September 2016 - PRNewswire

Roark Capital Group Invests in Drybar
June 2016 - PRNewswire

Moe's Southwest Grill unseats Chipotle as best fast casual Mexican brand
April 2016 - Fast Casual

The Power List 2016: No. 9 Neal Aronson, Taking a long-term approach to restaurant investment
January 2016 - Nation’s Restaurant News

Why Roark’s Long-Term Strategy Works
January 2015 - Nation's Restaurant News

Roark Capital to Buy Atkins Diet Company
December 2010 - The Wall Street Journal

As a franchisor, what are some things you are doing to help give your franchise development people enriched selling opportunities in today's economy?
December 2010 - Franchise Update

Roark Pumps $105M into GFL
December 2010 - Waste & Recycling News

PE Firms Show with Eye on Value, Stability
October 2010 - Nation's Restaurant News

Maintaining Franchise Profitability, System Growth in a Downturn
June 2010 - Franchising World

Q&A On M&A: Roark’s Steve Romaniello Talks Restaurant Deals
February 2010 - PEHUB

$100M Infusion for Waste Pro
October 2009 - Waste & Recycling News

Romaniello Pictures More Deals in Roark’s Future
September 2009 - Nation’s Restaurant News

The Next Great Restaurant Concept
September 2009 - The Deal

Private Equity Goes Franchise
August 2009 - Alternative Universe

Gaining Access to Capital in a Challenging Economy
August 2009 - Franchising World

From Cinnabon to Private Equity: 5 Questions for Geoff Hill
July 2009 - PE Hub

Cinnabon President to become VP for Parent Roark
July 2009 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Preparing for an Economic Up Tick: Top Performing Franchises Hold 2nd Annual Summit
June 2009

Roark Capital Group Seeks Next Franchise Investment
June 2009

Franchise Systems Look to Take Page Out of Primrose Schools’ Lesson Plan
May 2009

Carvel Ice Cream Celebrates 75 Years of Making People Happy
April 2009

FASTSIGNS Named “Best in Business Services” for Fourth Consecutive Year
March 2009