At BAJCO, we firmly believe in our tradition of Think, Act, Prosper! We focus on investing in industries and sectors we know well: Quick Service Restaurants, Commercial Real Estate and Business Management Services. We seek opportunities in our target industries and invest patient, long term capital and experienced valuable human resources to create value.
• We are committed to building industry leading companies with help of our most valuable asset - Our Team.
• We have considerable experience in our target industries and leverage our experience and relationships for successful execution of our strategic plan.
• We invest capital, time, resources and relationships to create value
We have proven track record reflected by our growth over the years. We are committed to enhance shareholder value, develop our team and be part of the communities we operate in. We are currently engaged in businesses in the sector of food, Real Estate & Business Management. Our affiliated companies own and manage 189 Papa John’s Pizza restaurants across 10 states in the USA and a commercial real estate portfolio across Midwest Region of the United States.
PEOPLE are priority, always!
Always do the RIGHT Thing.
Think DIFFERENTLY and Lead Change.
Play HARD to win.
BAJCO started its first business venture in the United States by opening two Papa John’s Pizza restaurants in 2002. Driven by the success of its first two restaurants, the GROUP signed a development agreement with Papa John’s International in March 2003 to develop 10 Papa John’s restaurants in Greater Pittsburgh region in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Through multiple acquisitions and new restaurant development, Bajco has grown to become the largest privately held franchisee of Papa John’s International.
2006: Bajco acquires 10 existing Papa John’s restaurants from Buckstone Foods in Ohio and Pennsylvania
2007: Bajco acquires 10 existing Papa John’s restaurants from Pitts. Burgers Limited Partnership in Pennsylvania
2008: Bajco sets up and registers its back office in Lahore (Pakistan)
2008: Bajco acquires 27 existing Papa John’s restaurants in Indiana and Michigan from Central Indiana Restaurants
2008: Bajco signs master development agreement with Papa John’s International to develop 15 restaurants in Ontario (Canada)
2010: Bajco acquires 21 existing Papa John’s restaurants in Florida from TAC Enterprises
2012: Bajco acquires 19 existing Papa John’s restaurants in Indiana and Illinois from Capital Pizza
2013: Bajco acquires 25 existing Papa John’s restaurants in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from PJPA
2013: Bajco forms a partnership with Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis to acquires 4 Papa John’s restaurants in Pennsylvania
2014: Bajco signs master development agreement with International Dairy Queen to develop up to 20 Dairy Queen restaurants in the UAE
2014: Bajco acquires a commercial real estate portfolio of 4 properties in Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania
2015: Bajco opens its first 2 Dairy Queen restaurants in UAE
2016: Bajco acquires 21 Papa John’s restaurants from DCT Enterprises in Indiana and Illinois
2017: Bajco divests its Canada, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Buffalo portfolio
2018: Bajco acquires 15 Papa John’s restaurants from Toledough LLC in Ohio and Wisconsin
2018: Bajco acquires a Class A multi-tenant retail center in Indiana
2019: Bajco develops Class A multi-tenant retail center in Indiana
2019: Bajco acquires 5 Papa John’s restaurants from MTP Inc. in Illinois and Wisconsin
2021: Bajco divests its Dairy Queen portfolio.
2022: Bajco acquires 33 Papa John's restaurants from Round Rock Restaurants LLC in Phoenix, AZ