Sun Capital Plucks Boston Market Chain

Sun Capital Partners got deeper into the food business yesterday with confirmation it has agreed to purchase the Boston Market chain from McDonald's Corp.

OAK BROOK, Ill. — Sun Capital Partners got deeper into the food business yesterday with confirmation it has agreed to purchase the Boston Market chain from McDonald's Corp. The firm, which last September acquired Marsh Supermarkets in Indianapolis for approximately $88 million, did not disclose terms. Boston Market, which helped usher in the home-meal replacement boom of the late 1990s, currently has 630 restaurants in 28 states. While under McDonald’s umbrella, the company also licensed its

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