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Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. Announces Amended Credit Facility Agreement


DRH Reloads $20 Million Development Line of Credit for Future Growth

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAGR) ("DRH" or the "Company"), the creator, developer and operator of the unique, full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern® ("Bagger Dave's") and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings® ("BWW"), today announced that it has amended its existing credit agreement with Citizens N.A.

The amended agreement now consists of a five-year $56 million term loan facility, as well as a two-year $20 million development line of capital loan and a $1 million revolving line of credit. The new facility will be used to fund the Company's growth plans and other capital expenditures.

"We are pleased to have completed this financing which was made possible by our strong balance sheet. This agreement, combined with our recently announced sale leaseback transaction, provides us with continued financial flexibility to facilitate our previously communicated expansion plans for both Bagger Dave's and Buffalo Wild Wings," said David G. Burke, Chief Financial Officer.

Citizens N.A. acted as lead lender and administrative agent.

About Diversified Restaurant Holdings

Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAGR) ("DRH" or the "Company") owns and operates Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern, a full-service, family-friendly restaurant and full bar with a casual, comfortable atmosphere specializing in custom-built, proprietary, fresh prime rib recipe burgers, all-natural turkey burgers, hand-cut fries, locally crafted beers on draft, hand-dipped milk shakes, salads, black bean turkey chili, and much more. There are currently 24 company-owned Bagger Dave's restaurants in Michigan and Indiana. For more information, visit

The Company also operates 42 Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar franchised restaurants in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Florida.

The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at

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