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Roark Capital Acquires Minority Stake in Culver’s

As reported by Forbes and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss is representing Roark Capital Group in its acquisition of a minority stake in fast-casual restaurant chain Culver Franchising System, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Culver’s operates primarily in the Midwest. Roark is an Atlanta-based private equity firm founded in 2001 that primarily invests in multi-unit businesses in the specialty retail, restaurant and consumer services sectors.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Matthew Abbott, Ellen Ching and Monica Thurmond; tax partner Scott Sontag; employee benefits partner Robert Fleder and counsel Uri Horowitz; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

October 15, 2017

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