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Morgan Lewis Advises Johnny Rockets in Sale to FAT Brands

August 13, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, August 13, 2020: Morgan Lewis represented Johnny Rockets, a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners Inc., in its sale to FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc.

Founded in 1986, Johnny Rockets is known for its 1950s diner style décor, fresh burgers, and hand-spun real ice cream shakes. Johnny Rockets currently has more than 325 locations across the United States and internationally. With the acquisition of Johnny Rockets, FAT Brands will have more than 700 franchised and company-owned restaurants around the globe.

Partners Kevin Shmelzer and Barbara Shander and associate John Sheehan represented Johnny Rockets.

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