American West Restaurant Group.

American West Restaurant Group

American West Restaurant Group

American West Restaurant Group (“AWRG”) is the largest Pizza Hut franchisee in California and Utah and the third largest in the United States.  AWRG operates approximately 300 Pizza Hut quick service restaurants ("QSRs") in greater Los Angeles across five contiguous counties: central Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, North Orange County, and metropolitan Salt Lake City.  Its leading position in Southern California gives it the ability to control local marketing initiatives in its markets.  Approximately 90% of AWRG’s units are highly efficient, modern delivery/carryout units that generate strong unit-level economics.

Investment Thesis

Drive performance through new store openings, margin improvement initiatives, and add-on acquisitions.

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