Latham & Watkins Advises Firehouse Subs in Acquisition by Restaurant Brands International Inc.

An M&A team represented the restaurant chain in the acquisition.

November 16, 2021

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (RBI) (TSX: QSR) (NYSE: QSR) (TSX: QSP) and Firehouse Restaurant Group Inc. (Firehouse Subs) announced that they have reached an agreement for RBI to acquire Firehouse Subs for US$1 billion in an all-cash transaction.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Firehouse Subs in the acquisition with a corporate team led by Century City partner David Zaheer with associates Dylan Towns, Grace Garcea, and Nat Bass. Advice was also provided on compensation and benefits matters by Los Angeles partner Larry Seymour with associate Jordan David; on tax matters by Los Angeles partner Pardis Zomorodi with associate Christine Mainguy; on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. partner Mandy Reeves and Washington, D.C. counsel Peter Todaro; on intellectual property by Los Angeles partner Ghaith Mahmood with associate Nick Goshgarian; on environmental matters by Los Angeles counsel Aron Potash with legal intern Sam Minter; on real estate matters by San Diego partner Stephanie Fontanes with associate Thomas Ficchi; and on insurance matters by Los Angeles partner Drew Levin with associate Harrison White.

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