Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc. has agreed to be sold to Spice Private Equity Ltd., a Zug, Switzerland-based division of GP Investments Ltd., in a deal valued at about $100 million, the companies said Thursday.
The Columbus, Ohio-based parent to the Bravo! Cucina Italiana and Brio Tuscan Grille chains had been exploring strategic options since last February amid same-store sales and profit declines. The company’s largest shareholder, TAC Capital LLC, had pressed for changes at the company.. . . more