Sandwich chain Subway will be sold to fast-food investor Roark Capital

Sandwich chain Subway will be sold to fast-food investor Roark Capital

Private equity firm Roark specializes in franchised businesses and backs two holding companies that own multiple restaurant chains that include Arby’s, Jimmy John’s and Cinnabon.

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​Private equity firm Roark specializes in franchised businesses and backs two holding companies that own multiple restaurant chains that include Arby’s, Jimmy John’s and Cinnabon.