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September 04, 2015 2:44 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Roark Capital Group

Company Overview

Roark Capital Group is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts, corporate buyouts, recapitalizations, going-private transactions, acquisition/growth capital, middle market, family owned business transfers, and corporate divestitures. The firm seeks to invest in franchised and multi-unit, restaurant, brand management, environment services, retail, service, consumer products, consumer and business services, food, food and staples retailing, specialty retail, multiline retail, direct marketing, waste management, waste water treatment, and marketing services sectors. It typically invests in companies based in the Southeast United States and North America. The firm seeks to inves...

1180 Peachtree Street NE

Suite 2500

Atlanta, GA 30309

United States

Founded in 2000

Phone:

404-591-5200

Fax:

404-591-5201

Key Executives for Roark Capital Group

President and Chief Compliance Officer
Age: 57
Founder and Managing Partner
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
Managing Director and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Roark Capital Group Key Developments

Atkins Reportedly On The Block

Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. has been put up for sale. Roark Capital Group is seeking a buyer for the company according to people familiar with the matter. The sale could fetch more than $1 billion, one of the people said. There is no guarantee a sales process will result in a deal.

Roarke Capital Group Presents at IBA Private Equity Transactions Symposium 2014, Nov-20-2014 01:30 PM

Roarke Capital Group Presents at IBA Private Equity Transactions Symposium 2014, Nov-20-2014 01:30 PM. Venue: Mandarin Oriental, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA, United Kingdom. Speakers: Paul D Ginsberg.

Dave & Buster's Reportedly Draws $1.1 Billion Bid From Roark Capital Group

The auction of Dave & Buster's Inc. has taken another twist, as two private-equity firms emerged as potential buyers of Dave & Buster's Inc. Roark Capital Group in recent weeks offered nearly $1.1 billion, including debt, for Dave & Buster's, said people familiar with the matter. The bid from Roark Capital came after discussions Dave & Buster's had with another potential buyer broke down, they said. Onex Corporation (TSX:OCX) and Cineplex Inc. (TSX:CGX) had been seen as the front-runner to buy Dave & Buster's after it offered more than $1 billion for Dave & Buster's, people familiar with the matter said last month. In addition, Permira Advisers Ltd. is in the early stages of weighing a bid for Dave & Buster's, some of the people said. Dave & Buster's could ultimately decide against a full sale, and instead launch an initial public stock offering sometime after Labor Day, some of the people said. Dave & Buster's canceled a previously planned IPO in October 2012, citing market conditions. Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) made an unsuccessful offer for Dave & Buster's earlier this year. Dave & Buster's then held extensive negotiations with Onex and Ciniplex.

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