Roark Capital Group

1180 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2500 Atlanta , United States of America
Tel: +1 (404) 591-5200
Fax: +1 (404) 591-5201


Roark Capital Group is an Atlanta-based private equity firm with more than $3 billion in equity capital under management. Roark focuses on middle-market investment opportunities through family-owned business transfers, management/corporate buyouts, recapitalizations, going-private transactions, and corporate divestitures. Roark has acquired 28 businesses from the entrepreneurs who founded them or their families, and prides itself on being a trusted financial partner for management and business owners. We invest primarily in consumer and business services companies, with a focus on the franchise, food and restaurant, specialty retail, environmental services, waste management, and marketing services sectors. Roark's current franchise portfolio includes Carvel Ice Cream, Cinnabon, Schlotzsky's, Moe's Southwest Grill, Seattle's Best Coffee© on military bases and in certain international markets, McAlister's Deli, Money Mailer, FastSigns, BatteriesPlus, Primrose Schools, Wingstop, Pet Valu, Auntie Anne’s, Corner Bakery, Arby’s and Massage Envy. In total, Roark has invested in 22 franchise brands that together have generated more than $10 billion in system sales and have 50,000 points of distribution in all 50 U.S. states and 56 countries around the world.