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CKE Restaurants Promotes Williams to Chief Operating Officer

CKE Restaurants Promotes Williams to Chief Operating Officer

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant chains, announced today the promotion of Eric Williams to Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Williams will manage operations for both the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands. A longtime member of the CKE team, Williams started his […]

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Roark Capital Group Closes Acquisition of CKE Restaurants, Marks 17th Restaurant Investment

Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, announced today that an affiliate has acquired a majority stake in CKE Inc., including 3,413 restaurants in 42 states and 30 foreign countries and U.S. territories, from funds managed by Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO). This investment is Roark’s 29th multi-unit […]

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Roark Capital Group to Acquire CKE Restaurants from Apollo Global Management

CKE Inc. announced today that an affiliate of Roark Capital Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Company with senior management retaining a minority stake. CKE is currently majority-owned and controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. Terms of the […]

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Carl’s Jr. owner CKE explores sale, according to sources

CKE Inc, the restaurant group that operates the Carl’s Jr and Hardees fast food chains, is exploring a potential sale after postponing its initial public offering last year, according to three people familiar with the matter. The Apollo Global Management-backed company is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc to run […]

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CKE Restaurants Selects ControlScan for Payment Security and PCI Compliance Services

ControlScan PCI 1-2-3 will support QSR franchise system that includes Hardee’s, Carl’s Jr. The security of customers’ personal information is a serious concern in the quick-service restaurant (QSR) industry, where the ability to accept credit and debit card payments is critical to business success. For QSR franchisees, payment card acceptance […]

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Green Burrito Launches New Charbroiled Chicken & Steak Torta Sandwiches

Carl’s Jr. today announced a new addition to its Green Burrito menu of delicious Mexican cuisine with Charbroiled Chicken and Steak Torta Sandwiches. Inspired by a Mexican food favorite, the new Tortas feature a choice of charbroiled chicken or steak, guacamole, pinto beans, shredded cheese, hot sauce, tomato and shredded […]

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CKE Inc. Launches Initial Public Offering

CKE Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 13,333,334 shares of its common stock at an anticipated public offering price between $14.00 and $16.00 per share. The Company is offering 6,666,667 of the shares and 6,666,667 are being offered by the sole stockholder […]

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Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Double the Goodness with New Bacon Bacon Biscuit

  Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s introduce a sizzling new addition to their lineup of Made from ScratchBiscuits that will satisfy any bacon lover’s morning craving. A breakfast sandwich with twice the goodness, the Bacon Bacon Biscuit features crispy bacon strips and a slice of Canadian bacon, along with American cheese […]

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CKE Restaurants Announces Hardee’s Expansion Plans Across Minneapolis, MN

CKE Restaurants, Inc., announced today its intent to develop new Hardee’s restaurants throughout the Minneapolis, Minn. area. The company is seeking to expand its Minneapolis footprint over the next several years and sees the potential to develop more than 59 new restaurants in the market. Currently, Hardee’s operates 21 locations […]

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Spider-Man Eats Free at Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s on Fourth of July

Comic book legend Stan Lee created America’s favorite superhero, Spider-Man, fifty years ago and now he’s helping spread the word about the Spider-Man Eats Free promotion at Carl’s Jr. © and Hardee’s© restaurants. Hungry fans who come to any Carl’s Jr. or Hardee’s restaurant on Independence Day dressed as Spider-Man […]

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Hardee’s Introduces Three New Hand-Breaded Chicken Tender Sandwiches

Hardee’sis once again expanding its popular line-up of Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders with three new varieties of Hand-Breaded Chicken Tender Sandwiches. Now available at all Hardee’s locations, the Hand-Breaded Chicken Tender Sandwiches (in Original, Honey Mustard and Bacon Swiss) are freshly prepared, battered and breaded by hand. “Our customers simply love […]

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Carl’s Jr. Enters Brazil with IMC Deal

CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a restaurant development agreement with International Meal Company (IMC), to develop 100 Carl’s Jr.restaurants in Brazil over the next seven years. IMC is a leading multi-brand casual and quick-service restaurant operator in Latin America with more than 280 company-owned restaurants […]

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CKE Announces Management Changes to Support Franchise Growth

CKE Restaurants, Inc. today announced the hiring of Jim Sullivan as Senior Vice President of Domestic Franchise Development and announced that Ned Lyerly has been named Executive Vice President of International. The growing importance of franchise development at CKE combined with the fact that fiscal 2012 was the first year […]

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CKE Restaurants Files Brief in Support of Lawsuit Fighting Inflated Credit and Debit Card Swipe Fees

CKE Restaurants, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’sbrands, today announced it has joined with other quick-serve restaurant and convenience store chains in filling an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit against the Federal Reserve regarding unjustifiably high swipe fees charged by major banks. CKE and the other […]

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