QualaWash buys Gator Environmental & Rentals Inc.

By Luisa Beltran — 4 days ago

QualaWash Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of Roark Capital, acquired Gator Environmental & Rentals Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Port Allen, Louisiana-based Gator provides waste water collection, transportation and disposal services along with industrial and container cleaning and equipment rental throughout the state.


Roark-backed Driven Brands buys CARSTAR Auto Body

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

Driven Brands Inc., a portfolio company of Roark Capital, has acquired CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts. Financial terms weren’t announced. Champlain Capital Partners was the seller. Overland, Kansas-based CARSTAR is a multi-shop network of independently owned collision repair facilities, operating more than 240 locations in 30 states. Greene Holcomb Fisher advised CARSTAR.


Roark Capital buys Pet Supermarket

By Luisa Beltran — 7 months ago

Roark Capital Group said Wednesday it has acquired Pet Supermarket. The seller was Charles West Jr., Pet Supermarket’s founder. Financial terms weren’t announced. Pet Supermarket, a pet specialty retailer, will continue to be led by CEO Diane Holtz and headquartered in Sunrise, Florida. News of the deal was reported by peHUB in April. Golub Capital provided financing. Steve Tishman of Houlihan Lokey advised Pet Supermarket.


Roark Capital’s Wingstop names new CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Wingstop Restaurants, a portfolio company of Roark Capital Group, has hired Michael Mravle as chief financial officer. The appointment is effective immediately. Mravle will be replacing Lance Loshelder who has been named the company’s executive vice president of finance. Previously, Mravle worked at Bloomin’ Brands where he most recently served as group vice president of financial planning & analysis and U.S. CFO. Headquartered in Dallas, Wingstop Restaurants is a restaurant franchise.


Roark Capital acquires Central Jersey Waste and Recycling

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Roark Capital‘s environmental services platform Synergy Environmental Corp. has acquired Central Jersey Waste and Recycling and sister companies, Premier Food Waste Recycling and Central Repairs. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in Ewing, NJ, CJW is a provider of waste and recycling services for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets.


Roark Capital buys The Home Service Store

By Luisa Beltran — 3 years ago

Roark Capital Group has acquired The Home Service Store. Financial terms weren’t announced. Kennesaw, Ga.-based Home Service Store provides consumers with solutions for the purchase and installation of do-it-for-me home improvement projects. PRESS RELEASE Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm announced today that it has acquired The Home Service Store. The Home Service […]


Roark Capital Reaches $462M Mark for Fund III

By Gregory Roth — 4 years ago

Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based buyout firm that specializes in franchise businesses such as restaurants, has raised $462 million for its latest mid-market vehicle, Roark Capital Partners III LP, according to a regulatory filing, and sister magazine Buyouts. The fund has a $1.25 billion target.