2015 Second 100: Large companies taking over restaurant operations

2015 Second 100: Large companies taking over restaurant operations

This is part of Nation’s Restaurant News’ annual Second 100 report, a proprietary census ranking restaurant brands Nos. 101-200 by U.S. systemwide sales and other data. This special report focuses on a smaller, more growth-oriented universe than the Top 100 report.

Some of the fastest-growing restaurant companies in the country don’t actually own a brand. Franchisees have been quietly consolidating and building their operations in recent years, a trend evident in the Second 100 Company data, which ranks entities by foodservice revenue.

Consider ACON Investments LLC, a Washington D.C.-based private equity firm, which owns RMH Franchise Holdings.

RMH has rapidly become one of the largest Applebee’s franchisees in the co

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