Sonic sold to Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings owner for $2.3 billion
ATLANTA -- Arby's likes to boast in its TV commercials that it has "the meats." Well, Arby's owner is about to get beefier: It's buying hamburger joint Sonic for $2.3 billion. Inspire Brands, a private equity backed firm that owns Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings, is paying nearly 20 percent more for Sonic than what shares were trading at on Monday.