Tag Archives: Pollo Tropical

Cleaning Up The Table: Sealed Air, Fiesta Restaurant Spinoff Plans Are No More

Even once a spinoff is announced it’s not a given that it will be completed. Things change – the company can change its mind, a buyer could emerge and so on and so forth. It’s really not surprising to see a bunch of sales in an environment of rich valuations. Although we try our best to stay on… Read More »

Life’s A Party At Fiesta Restaurant Group($FRGI)

It’s been a scant three months since Fiesta Restaurant Group(FRGI) was spun out of Carroll’s(TAST) but the new company has already produced impressive results in its first reported quarter.  The stock, which began trading in May below $13, closed at $16.16 yesterday. Last week, Fiesta reported its results for the second quarter. The company showed strong comparable store… Read More »

Long Live The Pollo?

Maybe it’s not so good to be the king. While announcing its Q4 and FY 2010 earnings, Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST) announced plans to separate its Hispanic brands from its Burger King franchises (Q&A transcript here). The new company will operate the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana restaurants while Carrols will continue to run Burger King franchises, where,… Read More »