Bruegger's Sold to Groupe Le Duff SA

Sun Capital Partners has sold Bruegger's Enterprises to Le Duff America, Inc., the North American subsidiary of Groupe Le Duff SA. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Burlington, Vt., Bruegger's is an operator and franchisor of fast casual bakery-cafés specializing in bagels, breads, wraps, sandwiches and salads.

Sun Capital acquired Bruegger's in 2003. And today's Bruegger's operates in 26 states and several Canadian provinces. Bruegger's operates under the Bruegger's, Timothy's Coffees of the World, Michel's Baguette, and mmmuffins brands in Canada.

Groupe Le Duff is a bakery and restaurant company headquartered in Rennes, France with a presence in more than 50 countries. Groupe Le Duff and its North American subsidiary, Le Duff America, Inc. operate under the brand names Ristorante del Arte, Brioche Dorée, Fournil de Pierre, La Madeleine, Au Pain Doré and Ferme des Loges.

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