QSR Operator Southpaw Acquires 40 Taco Bell Locations in Atlanta
QSR Operator Southpaw Acquires 40 Taco Bell Locations in Atlanta

Atlanta-based QSR operator Southpaw has acquired abouty 40 Taco Bell locations in the Atlanta market.


The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, as per the release.


With this new additions, Southpaw, which is one of the largest franchisee of Taco Bell in the region now has ownership of 115 locations across five states.


The brand also owns a series of Dunkin' locations.


Southpaw owns 180 total restaurants in eight states with sales of more than $300 annually, reported QSRweb.com.


"We are thrilled to deepen our strong relationship with Taco Bell and our footprint within this iconic brand. Taco Bell combines segment dominance with market-leading profits, consistent menu innovation and disruptive marketing. There are few QSR concepts which have exhibited more post-pandemic resilience than Taco Bell," shared Judd Wishnow, Co-Founder & CEO, Southpaw.


"Our acquisition in Atlanta gives us a network of locations that we believe will benefit from our operating strategies and unique ability to capitalize on white space in the market for new development. We could not be happier with the growth of our Taco Bell platform, and we look forward to continued expansion, as we seek to create additional value for our stakeholders,” he added.


Southpaw franchisee has earlier acquired 34 Mid-Atlantic locations in December 2021.

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