QSR Magazine: Blaze Pizza Receives PE Cash Infusion
QSR Magazine: Blaze Pizza Receives PE Cash Infusion

Investment firm to bring leadership and restaurant experience to Blaze Pizza.

Blaze Pizza is receiving some new cash from a leading private equity investment firm. According to a recent QSR Magazine article, Brentwood Associates has announced that it has made a significant non-controlling investment in the brand, which now has 200 locations throughout Canada and the U.S. In addition, Brentwood partners Bill Barnum and Rahul Aggarwal will both be a part of the Board of Directors moving forward.

“We are excited to add Brentwood and Dollarhyde to our investor group as they bring leadership, a network of connections and deep restaurant experience that will simply make us stronger and better,” said Jim Mizes, CEO of Blaze Pizza.

The fast-casual pizza chain has plans to expand into the Middle East and Northern Africa and is also on pace to make over $1 billion in annual system-wide sales before 2022.

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