Buffalo Wild Wings' new owner has an empire of restaurants, gyms, and auto repair centers
- Roark Capital Group has acquired Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9 billion.
- The private-equity firm helped turn around Arby's after buying a majority stake in 2011.
- The firm has a diverse portfolio that includes restaurants, gyms, and auto repair centers.
After struggling to deal with historically high chicken wing prices and millennial disinterest, Buffalo Wild Wings has been acquired by Roark Capital Group for $2.9 billion. Known for rescuing Arby's from a similar position in 2011, the private-equity firm has built a diverse portfolio that includes restaurants, gyms, and auto repair centers.
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