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Ruby Tuesday Names Jenifer Boyd Harmon as Chief Marketing Officer

Ruby Tuesday Names Jenifer Boyd Harmon as Chief Marketing Officer

Proven restaurant marketing leader will spearhead brand and retail strategy for Ruby Tuesday Ruby Tuesday, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jenifer Boyd Harmon as its chief marketing officer. Harmon will lead the company’s marketing strategy, customer experience and advertising efforts for their 486 restaurants located across the U.S. and […]

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NRD Capital Portfolio Company Ruby Tuesday Appoints Ray Blanchette as Chief Executive Officer

NRD Capital Portfolio Company Ruby Tuesday Appoints Ray Blanchette as Chief Executive Officer

Former CEO of Au Bon Pain and Ignite Restaurant Group tapped to lead turnaround of the iconic American restaurant brand Ruby Tuesday, Inc., and NRD Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm that specializes in franchised and multi-unit business investments, announced today that Ray Blanchette, a seasoned restaurant executive and turnaround […]

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Ignite Restaurant Group Completes Acquisition of Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Ignite Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: IRG) today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Romano’s Macaroni Grill (“Macaroni Grill”) for approximately $55.0 million in an all-cash transaction from private equity firm Golden Gate Capital, management and investors. The acquisition includes 186 company-owned and five franchised restaurants across 36 […]

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Ignite Restaurant Group Acquires Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Ignite Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: IRG) has agreed to acquire Romano’s Macaroni Grill for approximately $55.0 million in an all-cash transaction from private equity firm Golden Gate Capital, management and investors. The acquisition will be funded through a $50 million upsizing of the Company’s existing credit facility. The Company plans to […]

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