NPC Buys More Pizza Hut Locations

NPC International Inc., a Lenexa, Kan.-based franchisee and operator of Pizza Hut franchises, has agreed to acquire 59 additional Pizza Hut units located primarily in Idaho and the Spokane Valley for $27.1 million. The sellers are Pizza Hut of Idaho, Rocky Mountain Pizza Huts, Northwest Restaurant Group and Northern Idaho Pizza Huts. NPC was acquired last year by Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity. www.npcinternational.com