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VIDEO: Inspire Completes Acquisition of SONIC Drive-In

Today marks the completion of Inspire’s acquisition of Sonic.

With the acquisition of Sonic, Inspire now encompasses more than 8,300 restaurants and generates annual systemwide sales in excess of $12 billion, making it the fifth-largest restaurant company in the United States. In addition to Sonic, Inspire’s restaurant portfolio includes Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings and Rusty Taco.

“We are thrilled to officially welcome Sonic to the Inspire family.


Sonic and its franchisees have created one of the most successful and distinctive brands in the restaurant industry. We look forward to helping further drive innovation and long-term growth at Sonic and across our growing family of brands.” Paul Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Inspire Brands