Private equity firms are buying up your favorite food brands

"JAB continues to roll up the coffee business, and the firm now owns Au Bon Pain, Panera, Keurig Green Mountain, Caribou Coffee, Krispy Kreme, Peet’s, Einstein Bros, Stumptown, and several other coffee brands in addition to Pret A Manger. Executives from Roark and JAB were two of the top three industry leaders featured in Nation’s Restaurant News’ 2018 ranking of industry power-holders."


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