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Captain D’s Sold to Sentinel Partners

Private equity firm adds to its restaurant portfolio

Private equity firm Sentinel Capital Partners has acquired quick-serve restaurant chain Captain D’s from Centre Partners, another private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Captain D’s system includes 303 company-owned and 227 franchised locations spanning 21 U.S. states. Centre Partners bought Captain D’s back in 2013.

In addition to Captain D’s, Sentinel has eight restaurant franchises in its portfolio including:Border Foods, a QSR franchisee in the Taco Bell system;Checkers/Rally's, a franchisor and operator of dual drive-thru hamburger QSRs;Falcon Holdings, a large Church's Chicken franchisee;Fazoli's Group, a franchisor and operator of Italian fast-casual restaurants;Huddle House, a franchisor of family dining restaurants;Newk's Eatery, a fast-casual concept;Southern California Pizza Company, a large Pizza Hut franchisee andTGI Friday's, a global franchisor of casual dining bar and grill restaurants.