Sonic Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1953

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 5,041

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 1

Sonic General Information

Description

Operator of a chain of drive-in restaurants specialized in serving fast food. The company offers quick-serve food and desserts including hamburgers and french fries, onion rings, corn dogs and chili dogs as well as a breakfast toaster, enabling access to a wide range of food products that can be consumed on the go.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Top Hat Drive-In
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Restaurants and Bars
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 300 Johnny Bench Drive
  • Oklahoma City, OK 73104
  • United States
+1 (405) 000-0000

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Sonic Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Sonic Comparisons

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Post Valuation
Last
Financing
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Sonic Competitors (57)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Denny's Formerly PE-Backed Spartanburg, SC 0000 00.000 00000000 00.000
Jack In The Box Formerly PE-Backed San Diego, CA 00000 00.000 000000000000
Smashburger Formerly PE-Backed Denver, CO 0000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Private Equity-Backed Miami, FL 0000 000.00 000000000000
Freshii Formerly PE-Backed Toronto, Canada 0000 000000&0 0000
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Sonic Patents

Sonic Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
JP-2022038040-A Separation device and observation device Pending 26-Aug-2020
JP-2021018201-A Low layer wind information providing system Active 23-Jul-2019 00
US-20190331818-A1 Multichannel streamer cable Inactive 25-Apr-2018 0000000000
EP-3561548-A1 Multichannel streamer cable Inactive 25-Apr-2018 0000000000 0
JP-2019191010-A Multichannel streamer cable Active 25-Apr-2018 G01V1/247 0
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Sonic Executive Team (20)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Brya Ramos Co-Chief Executive Officer
Ricky Bobby Co-Chief Executive Officer
Kerry McConathy Chief Financial Officer
Tanishia Beacham Chief Operating Officer
Ted Tetrick Vice President of Finance
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Sonic Board Members (11)

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Sonic Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Sonic Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Sonic Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Sonic (9 franchised restaurants and 7 parcels of real estates) 000000000 Buildings and Property
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Sonic FAQs

  • When was Sonic founded?

    Sonic was founded in 1953.

  • Who is the CEO of Sonic?

    Brya Ramos and Ricky Bobby are the CEOs of Sonic.

  • Where is Sonic headquartered?

    Sonic is headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK.

  • What is the size of Sonic?

    Sonic has 5,041 total employees.

  • What industry is Sonic in?

    Sonic’s primary industry is Restaurants and Bars.

  • Is Sonic a private or public company?

    Sonic is a Private company.

  • What is Sonic’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Sonic is 00000.

  • How much funding has Sonic raised over time?

    Sonic has raised $16M.

  • Who are Sonic’s investors?

    Carrac Capital Partners and Starboard Capital Partners have invested in Sonic.

  • Who are Sonic’s competitors?

    Denny's, Jack In The Box, Smashburger, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and Freshii are some of the 57 competitors of Sonic.

  • When was Sonic acquired?

    Sonic was acquired on 18-Nov-2021.

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