The Wendy's Co.

The Wendy's Co.

The Wendy's Co.

Overview
Date Founded

1994

Headquarters

One Dave Thomas Boulevard,Dublin, OH 43017

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

14K

Industries

Restaurants

Company Description

The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the U.S. and 27 other countries and U.S. territories worldwide.

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Executives & Employees

Director, Chief Executive Officer & President

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President

Chief Financial Officer

Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel

Chief Marketing Officer

President, US & Chief Commercial Officer

Chief Development Officer

Chief Information Officer

Chief Public Affairs Officer

Senior Vice President, Finance & Chief Accounting Officer

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

President & Founding Partner at Trian Fund Management LP

Founder at 605

Director, Chief Executive Officer & President at The Wendy's Co.

Chief Financial Officer at H. J. Heinz Pension Fund

Partner at East Wind Advisors LLC

Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at The Wendy's Co.

Faculty Member at University of Southern California

Former Chief Marketing Officer at VOSS of Norway ASA

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Owners & Shareholders
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Trian Fund Management typically invests in publicly-traded equity securities with attractive business models that they believe trade significantly below intrinsic value primarily due to operating underperformance and/or under-management. The firm employs fundamental analysis, including equity valuation analysis and credit analysis.

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Horizon Kinetics is a long-term, contrarian, fundamental-based investor that seeks to provide clients with sustainable, consistent rates of return through the use of a value-oriented investment approach. The firm's portfolios are constructed to provide risk-averse compounding of wealth with emphasis on absolute return, rather than relative return. They also offer separately managed accounts that target a variety of risk-reward scenarios. Horizon Kinetics utilizes its own proprietary in-house research which consists primarily of a qualitative and quantitative, bottom-up analysis of a wide universe of companies operating in the US and abroad.

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MIC-IP is an active manager which creates personally tailored solutions for client needs at all stages of life.

Recent Transactions
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Meritage Hospitality Group, Inc. purchases The Wendy's Co. /10 Wendys Restaurants from The Wendy's Co.

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Meritage Hospitality Group, Inc. purchases The Wendy'S Co. /Five Restaurants/ (1) from The Wendy's Co.

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Carlisle Corp. purchases Wendys Co. /46 Restaurants from The Wendy's Co.

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onEast Balt, Inc., OEP Capital Advisors LP purchase The New Bakery Co. LLC from The Wendy's Co.

Legal Advisor

Advised onRoark Capital Group, Inc., ARG Holding Corp. purchase Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. from The Wendy's Co.

Investment Advisor

Advised onRoark Capital Group, Inc., ARG Holding Corp. purchase Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. from The Wendy's Co.

Counsel

Advised onRoark Capital Group, Inc., ARG Holding Corp. purchase Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. from The Wendy's Co.

Counsel

Advised onRoark Capital Group, Inc., ARG Holding Corp. purchase Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. from The Wendy's Co.

Attorney

Advised onRoark Capital Group, Inc., ARG Holding Corp. purchase Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. from The Wendy's Co.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

KCSA Strategic Communications provides public relations services. It offers Investor Relations, Public Relations, Naming & Corporate Identity, Web Design & Development, Online Marketing, Media Planning, Advertising and Social Media services. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Partner at Jones Day

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Clients

DoorDash is a technology company that connects people with the best in their cities. We do this by empowering local businesses and in turn, generate new ways for people to earn, work and live. DoorDash started by facilitating door-to-door delivery, but we see this as just the beginning of connecting people with possibility easier evenings, happier days, bigger savings accounts, wider nets and stronger communities.

TravelCenters of America, Inc. engages in the operation and franchise of travel centers and convenience stores. It products and services include diesel fuel and gasoline, truck repair and maintenance services, full service restaurants, quick serve restaurants, travel and convenience stores, and various driver amenities. The firm operates travel centers under TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express brand names. The company was founded on October 10, 2006 and is headquartered in Westlake, OH.

NPC International, Inc. Owns and operates chain of restaurants. It operates Pizza Hut and Wendy's franchisees. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Overland Park, KS.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2021
Market Capitalization
$4.78B
Total Enterprise Value
$8.26B
Earnings Per Share
$0.52
Revenue
$1.73B
EBITDAMargin
25.58%
Enterprise Value / Sales
4.76x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
16.56x
TEVNet Income
70.06x
Debt TEV
0.45x
Total Equity
$550M
Total Debt
$3.68B
EBITDA
$444M
Net Profit
$118M
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
12.33%
Political Donations
$1,000
2012
Investments
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Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. owns and operates a chain of quick-service sandwich restaurants. Its product menu includes roast beef and deli style sandwiches, salads, french fries, onion rings, potato cakes, mozzarella sticks, milkshakes, and desserts. The company was founded by Leroy Raffel and Forrest Raffel in 1964 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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Jurlique International Pty Ltd. manufactures and distributes skin care and cosmetic products. It operates herb farms at Mount Barker and Mylor in South Australia. The company was founded by Jurgen Klein and Ulrike Klein in 1985 and is headquartered in Mount Barker, Australia.

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Pasta Pomodoro, Inc. operates a chain of Italian restaurants. It offers catering services for home entertaining, office events, corporate meetings, weddings, graduation parties, and bar mitzvahs. The company was founded by Adriano Paganini in 1994 and is headquartered in San Bruno, CA.

Investors
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Operating Partner at Altamont Capital Management LLC

Suppliers
The Middleby Corp. Food | Elgin, Illinois

The Middleby Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of foodservice equipment. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Foodservice Equipment Group, Food Processing Equipment Group, Residential Kitchen Equipment Group, and Corporate and Other. The Commercial Foodservice Equipment Group segment manufactures, sells, and distributes foodservice equipment for the restaurant and institutional kitchen industry. The Food Processing Equipment Group segment includes manufactures preparation, cooking, packaging food handling, and food safety equipment for the food processing industry. The Residential Kitchen Equipment Group segment manufactures, sells, and distributes kitchen equipment such as cookers, stoves, ovens, refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves, cooktops, wine coolers, ice machines, ventilation, and outdoor equipment for the residential market. The Corporate and Other segment refers to the corporate and other general company assets and operations. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Elgin, IL.

Sysco Corp. Accounting & Financial Services | Houston, TX

Building customer relationships requires time, effort and sincerity. For Sysco, it began with a promise to assist foodservice operators in providing consumers with solutions for meals consumed away from home. Since the initial public offering in 1970, when sales were $115 million, Sysco has grown to $37 billion in sales for fiscal year 2010. Many solid customer relationships have been nurtured along the way, countless dining trends and meal alternatives have evolved, and today the decision to consume meals prepared away from home is as much necessity as choice. Since then, the industry it serves has expanded from $35 billion to more than $200 billion. Today, Sysco has sales and service relationships with approximately 400,000 customers and remains committed to helping them succeed in the foodservice industry and satisfy consumers' appetites. Operating from more than 180 locations throughout the United States, Canada and Ireland, Sysco's product lines are as diverse as the 45,000 employees who support its daily operations. They include not only the ingredients needed to prepare meals, but also numerous ancillary preparation and serving items. As a result, Sysco can make a difference in its customers' lives and the success of their businesses

Welbilt, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | New Port Richey, Florida

Welbilt, Inc. engages in the provision of commercial foodservice equipment. It designs, manufactures and supplies food and beverage equipment for the global commercial foodservice market. It operates through following geographic segments: Americas, EMEA, and APAC. The Americas segment includes the United States, Canada and Latin America. The EMEA segment is made up of markets in Europe, including Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Middle East and Africa. The APAC segment is comprises of markets in China, Australia, Japan, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, and New Zealand. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in New Port Richey, FL.

Competitors
Starbucks Corp. Restaurants - Seattle, WA

Starbucks Corp. engages in the production, marketing, and retailing of specialty coffee. It operates through the following segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific (CAP); Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Channel Development. The Americas, CAP, EMEA segments sells coffee and other beverages, complementary food, packaged coffees, single-serve coffee products, and a focused selection of merchandise through company-oriented stores, and licensed stores. The Channel Development segment include sales of packaged coffee, tea, and ready-to-drink beverages to customers outside of its company-operated and licensed stores. The company brands include Evolution Fresh, Teavana, Tazo Tea and Seattle's Best. Starbucks was founded by Jerry Baldwin and Howard D. Schultz on November 4, 1985 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

McDonald's Corp. Restaurants - Chicago, Illinois

McDonald's is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 36,000 local restaurants serving approximately 69 million people in more than 100 countries each day.

Yum! Brands, Inc. Restaurants - Louisville, Kentucky

Yum! Brands, Inc. operates as a service restaurant company. The firm engages in the development, operation, franchise, and licenses a system of restaurants. It operates through the following segments: KFC Division, Pizza Hut Division, Taco Bell Division, and Habit Burger Grill Division. The KFC Division segment comprises of all operations of the KFC concept. The Pizza Hut Division segment operates the Pizza Hut concept. The Taco Bell Division segment includes all operations of the Taco Bell concept. The Habit Burger Grill Division segment includes its worldwide operations of the Habit Burger Grill concept. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, KY.

Awards & Honors
Rank #999
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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