BOCA RATON Fla. Sun Capital Partners Inc. is adding a barbecue concept to its burgeoning restaurant portfolio by paying $80 million for the remains of Darden Restaurants Inc.’s Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill chain. If the deal closes as expected within the next 45 days, Sun Capital would own all or a piece of 34 restaurant concepts, operated or franchised by Boston Market Corp., Bruegger’s Enterprises, Fazoli’s Restaurants, Friendly Ice Cream Corp., Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp., Real ...

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