(Continued from page 2) SEPTEMBER Casual-dining company Darden Restaurants Inc. completed the purchase of Yard House USA Inc. for $585 million. Darden, which owns and operates such major national brands as Red Lobster and Olive Garden, purchased the 40-unit Yard House from private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners LLC, which had acquired the casual-dining chain in 2007 when it had only 16 locations. Yard House will join Darden’s Specialty Group, which also includes The Capital ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.


Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Questions about your account or how to access content? 

Contact: Desiree Torres Desiree.Torres@penton.com 

Already registered? here.