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Roark Capital Takes Majority Stake in Jimmy John’s

Paul, Weiss is representing an affiliate of Roark Capital Group in its agreement to acquire a majority interest in Jimmy John's Sandwiches, one of the largest and fastest-growing fast-casual restaurant brands in the U.S. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquirer, Roark Capital, is an Atlanta-based private equity firm focused on franchise and consumer brands.

The Paul, Weiss team included M&A partners partners Matthew Abbott, Ellen Ching, Neil Goldman and Jeffrey Marell; financing partner Monica Thurmond; intellectual property partners Chuck Googe and Claudine Meredith-Goujon; tax partner Scott Sontag; real estate partner Peter Fisch; litigation partner Aidan Synnott; and employee benefits partner Robert Fleder.

September 8, 2016

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