YUM BRANDS SELLS 120-UNIT KFC PORTFOLIO
DALLAS — A partnership between Mitra QSR and Chalak Growth Capital Fund has closed on its purchase of 120 franchise restaurants in the Northeast. The sale included 78 Kentucky Fried Chicken units, 39 KFC/Taco Bell co-branded units and three KFC/Long John Silver's co-branded units. The properties are located in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey. The seller is Yum Brands Inc. Mitra and Chalak have also partnered on a deal for 33 additional KFC/Taco Bell units in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois. After the transaction closes, Mitra will be one of the largest KFC franchisees, the company said in a statement.