SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 20, 2019
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
968 James Street
Syracuse, New York
(Address of principal executive office)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (315) 424-0513
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION.
On February 20, 2019, Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. issued a press release announcing preliminary financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and year ended December 30, 2018. The entire text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 7.01. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On February 20, 2019, Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. issued a press release announcing that it has entered into a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger to acquire 166 Burger King® and 55 Popeyes® restaurants from Cambridge Franchise Holdings, LLC. The entire text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
CARROLS RESTAURANT GROUP, INC.
Date: February 20, 2019
/s/ Paul R. Flanders
Paul R. Flanders
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer