Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is Smokey Bones' affiliate partner that has been working with our company since 2007. The leading private investment firm focuses on leveraged buyouts, private equity, debt and other investments in companies that are leaders in the marketplace. These companies can benefit from Sun Capital's in-house professionals and operating experience. Sun Capital Partner affiliates choose their investments by finding companies which typically have the number one or two market position in their industry, encompass long-term competitive advantages and suffer from significant barriers to entry. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles and New York, and affiliates in London, Frankfurt, Paris, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Shenzhen. Sun Capital targets numerous industries for investment opportunities and has a long history of working with companies in the food and beverage industry.