( Aug. 27, 2015 ) RMH Franchise Corporation, the 2nd largest Applebee’s franchise, has announced its acquisition of 33 Applebee’s restaurants located in Indiana and Ohio. The restaurants were purchased from Apple Sauce, Inc., a franchisee based in Crestview Hills, KY.
“These restaurants are a great strategic fit for us as they bridge our existing restaurants in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. We are very excited about bringing their operating teams into the RMH family and look forward to the continued growth of RMH,” said CEO Jeff Neumann.
RMH acquired its first Applebee’s restaurants in December of 2012. Through new restaurant development and additional acquisitions, Atlanta-based RMH operates 173 restaurants, and employs more than 10,000 employees across 15 states. RMH is a portfolio company of an affiliate of ACON Investments, a Washington, DC-based international private equity investment firm.
RMH Franchise opened it's 140th Applebee's location in Phoenix, AZ on May 18, 2015. The new location is located at 2651 N. 75th Ave in the Desert Sky shopping area.
In 2014, RMH Franchise Corporation grew by two locations adding one in Weslaco, Texas and one in Portland, Texas. Furthermore, they revitalized 37 of their existing locations across the country, in order to better serve the guests in their neighborhoods. RMH has plans for continued growth, throughout 2015, including a Spring opening in Phoenix, Arizona.
On December 20, 2013 RMH Franchise Corporation added 78 Applebee’s restaurants to the RMH Team. These locations are located in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Arizona. RMH has plans underway to revitalize some of these restaurant locations, and plans to build new restaurants in the coming years. RMH continues its commitment to provide guests the best dining experience possible by serving our guests exceptional food and beverages with top quality service. New and exciting things are coming!
On June 28, 2013 RMH Franchise Corporation added 15 Applebee’s restaurants to the RMH Team. Located in the Chicago area, RMH is committed to ensuring Chicago remains an important and viable market for the Applebee’s brand. RMH has plans underway to revitalize these restaurant locations, and plans to build several new restaurants in the coming years. The RMH locations purchased include; Bradley, Calumet City, Chicago (Grand Ave), Chicago (Cicero Ave), Country Club Hills, Crestwood, DeKalb, Elgin, Evergreen Park, Hodgkins, Joliet, Joliet South, McHenry, Peru and Zion, IL.