WKS Restaurant Group buys 94 Denny’s restaurants from QK Holdings

(September 6, 2019) – Multi-concept franchisee WKS Restaurant Group has purchased 94 Denny’s locations and two support centers, making it the largest franchisee of the Spartanburg, S.C.-based family-dining chain, the franchisee announced Monday. WKS bought the properties from their previous owner, QK Holdings, LLC, which until the deal had been …

Center Rock Capital Partners Acquires American Piping Products

Center Rock Invests in Leading Global Distributor of Steel Pipe CHICAGO, IL and BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – September 17, 2018 – Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired American Piping Products (“APP”), a leading global distributor of steel pipe, fittings and valves.  APP marks Center Rock’s second platform investment out of …

Family Offices Bypass Private-Equity Funds – They turn to direct investments in private companies in the hopes of earning market-beating returns.

June 9, 2017  By: Sonia Talati Now it’s the private-equity industry’s turn to get disintermediated. That at least is the conclusion of a study by the Family Office Exchange, one of the nation’s leading family-office research outfits that in the past Barron’s Penta has exposed as having conflicts of interest. …