Bojangles’ said today that Charlotte-based Falfurrias Capital Partners will sell its ownership interest in the company to Boston-based Advent International. The deal, expected to be finalized this summer, comes nearly four years after Falfurrias acquired the Charlotte-based fried chicken chain in September 2007. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jack Fulk and Richard [...]
Charlotte-based fried-chicken restaurant chain Bojangles’ said today that is has opened its 500th restaurant. The restaurant is in Surf City, N.C. Jack Fulk and Richard Thomas opened the first Bojangles’ in Charlotte’s South End in July 1977. Bojangles said company revenue is approaching nearly $800 million for 2011.
Bill James could be bad for business in Mecklenburg County. At least that’s the concern of some in Charlotte. James, a Republican representing District 6, has been one of Mecklenburg County’s most polarizing and talked-about politicians, offending blacks, gays and immigrants in a recurring cycle of remark, outcry, defense and, ultimately, re-election. A commissioner since [...]