The deal with BDT Capital Partners is expected to help Whataburger with long-term expansion plans, the companies said. There are currently 828 locations in 10 states throughout the country.
"Whataburger has grown significantly over the years," Whataburger President/CEO Preston Atkinson said in a statement. "And, in order to keep satisfying our customers, we've been exploring different options to expand the brand and introduce it to new audiences."
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