WKS Restaurant Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1987
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 5,500
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt
  • Financing Rounds
  • 2
  • Investments
  • 2

WKS Restaurant Group General Information


Operator of a leading multi-brand restaurant franchisee. The company owns and operates a series of Wendy's, El Pollo Loco, Denny's, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, and Corner Bakery Cafe franchised restaurants in California, Arizona, Denver and El Paso for customers in the United States. It is one of the leading family-owned quick service restaurant (QSR) and fast-casual operators in the country.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Debt Financed
Primary Industry
Restaurants and Bars
Other Industries
Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Primary Office
  • P.O. Box 39
  • Lakewood, CA 90714
  • United States
+1 (562) 000-0000
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WKS Restaurant Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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WKS Restaurant Group Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Roland Spongberg Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President
Matt McGuinness Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jay Spongberg Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
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WKS Restaurant Group Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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WKS Restaurant Group Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00 00000000 05-Sep-2019 000000000000000000 Restaurants and Bars 000000 000000000
Pennant Foods 10-Jan-2018 Merger/Acquisition Restaurants and Bars 000000 000000000
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WKS Restaurant Group Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
0.0.0. 000000 0000 Other Financial Services Cypress, CA 0000
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