Opus Bank is pleased to announce it provided:

Title: The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen
Amount: $12,000,000
Month: September
Year: 2014

The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen

Opus Bank provided growth capital and advisory services to The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen.

Overview of Transaction

  • The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen (“The Rock”) is a Seattle-based casual dining restaurant franchise that specializes in New York Style wood-fired pizza in a Rock-N-Roll themed environment
  • Since its founding in 1995, The Rock has expanded to 25 locations throughout Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Texas, Alaska, and Canada
  • The Company has reached an important inflection point in its evolution, having established a refined prototype that will be franchised across the country

Significance of Transaction

  • The growth capital investment facilitated by Opus will allow The Rock to accelerate the company’s plans for national expansion
  • Through the advisory services provided by Opus Bank, The Rock received the necessary expertise, institutional know-how, and vision to successfully execute the Company’s strategy and growth initiatives

Opus Bank's Role

  • Opus evaluated, restructured, and optimized The Rock’s capital structure
  • Opus facilitated a capital investment in The Rock that resulted in a lower cost of capital and a more institutional capital structure, providing the necessary capital to facilitate the Company’s strategy and growth initiatives
  • Opus, in partnership with an industry operating executive, advised senior management on operations, marketing strategy, and other strategic initiatives

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