Paul Rubin of Olympus Partners commented, "We are very excited to own these exceptional assets in the casual dining category and be associated with the Chili's brand and the Brinker organization. We look forward to partnering with John and his team."
The Olympus restaurant portfolio has included Hometown Buffet, a Wendy's franchisee, a Taco Bell franchisee, a KFC franchisee and a Golden Corral franchisee.
Founded in 1988, Olympus Partners is a Stamford, Connecticut based private equity firm focused on providing equity capital for middle market management buyouts and for companies needing capital for expansion. Olympus is an active, long-term investor across a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, financial services, consumer products and business services. The company manages over $3.1 billion on behalf of 50 blue-chip investors including corporate pension plans, state retirement systems and university endowment funds.