Miami, Fla.-based investment group PG Growth Opportunities Fund I purchased the Wild Eggs breakfast and brunch chain of restaurants from Patoka Capital.
The deal transfers ownership of the concept’s 15 locations as well as future franchising rights to the investor group.
The Wild Eggs corporate office will remain based in Louisville with its current leadership team, per a release announcing the deal. All field employees will remain intact in their current roles.
PGOF I, and a venture from successful restaurant and business executives Andy Abbajay (CEO), Cliff Harris (CFO) and George Wooten (COO), formed to pursue opportunities in the food and beverage, restaurant and retail space. The owners plan to leverage the sustained growth and brand equity of Wild Eggs by adding new corporate-owned and franchised locations throughout Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. The team will focus on establishing a stronger regional presence and core base of franchisees in preparation for a nationwide launch. The initial focus will be expanding in the chain’s current markets including Lexington, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis.