Subway set to sell for over ten billion dollars

Subway developed at a forced march, thanks to the franchise. THOMAS WHITE/REUTERS

The American chain, which has 37,000 restaurants worldwide, is struggling to renew itself.

Who wants to make a big bite out of the sandwiches Subway? The American chain plans to sell for more than ten billion dollars, according to the Wall Street Journal. At the head of more than 37,000 restaurants in more than a hundred countries, the world number two in fast food behind McDonald’s could interest competitors or investment funds. But it is still too much to say whether an operation will materialize. The last major operation in the sector dates back to 2020, with the sale of Dunkin’, the king of the American donut, for more than 11 billion dollars.

In 2021, rumors of a sale had circulated, before being denied by Subway. “As a private company, we do not comment on its shareholding structure or development plans,” reacted this time a spokesperson.

Founded in 1965 with the opening of a first point of sale in Connecticut, Subway was initially content with the United States, before exporting for the first time to…

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