The Associated Press May 19, 2010, 12:05PM ET

Sun Capital to buy Captain D's Seafood Kitchen

Investment firm Sun Capital Partners Inc. has bought Captain D's Seafood Kitchen from Sagittarius Brands Inc.

Terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not disclosed.

Sun Capital Partners' portfolio already includes restaurants such as Boston Market, Bruegger's, Fazoli's and Friendly's. Captain D's Seafood Kitchen is considered the second-largest casual seafood chain in the U.S.

The chain is based in Nashville, Tenn., and first opened in 1969. It now has nearly 539 locations in 25 states and overseas.

Sun Capital Partners Principal Aaron Wolfe said the company believes there are opportunities to improve the Captain D's brand.


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