GS Capital Partners and Weston Presidio have provided Apple American Group, an Applebee's franchisee, with a significant amount of development capital. Both are returning investors. GS Capital Partners previously invested in the company in 2001 and Weston Presidio invested in 2005. The company's management team also participated in the most recent transaction. Apple American owns and operates 270 Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar restaurants.