Turnaround Of The Year: Beach-themed restaurants, $4.99 platter get Captain D’s back on track


Sun Capital Partners is no stranger to restaurant turnarounds, having dug into such companies as Friendly’s and Boston Market. And its experience showed with the rapid revitalization of a sagging seafood chain called Captain D’s Seafood Restaurant

Over a three-and-a-half-year hold that ended with the December 2013 sale of the business, Sun Capital brought in a new CEO who proved to be a great motivator, introduced $4.99 meals that appealed to cost-sensitive consumers struggling in the aftermath ...

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