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Captain D's Inc.

Management Buyout

Press Releases

Captain D's is a franchisor and operator of more than 500 Captain D's seafood restaurants spanning 21 U.S. states. The Captain D's system has established strongholds in the Southeast and Midwest and is the nation's leading restaurant operator in the quick service restaurant seafood sector. With Captain D's seafood menu based on ocean-caught fish and a beach-themed dining format, it is uniquely positioned in the QSR market, a sub category that has outgrown the broader restaurant industry since 2011.

Captain D's holds a unique market position and is recognized as one of the top 10 brands in America for consumer loyalty. Captain D's also attracts younger guests and is the clear category leader. Moreover, its same-store-sales growth over the past decade is in the very top QSR tier regardless of category. Captain D's provides highly attractive and consistent unit economics for its franchise partners, which is fueling growth in new franchise sales and openings.


Newk's Eatery

Management buyout

Press Releases

Newk's Eatery, headquartered in Jackson, Mississipi, is a franchisor and operator of fast casual restaurants. Newk's is a rapidly growing market leader in the fast casual restaurant segment throughout the Southeast and is well positioned to accelerate its growth in the rapidly expanding fast casual segment of the restaurant industry.

Newk's began in 2004 as a sandwich shop in Oxford, Mississippi and has grown into one of the fastest growing franchisors of fast casual restaurants. Newk's offers a diverse menu of high quality, made-from-scratch sandwiches, soups, salads, and pizzas.


Vital Care, LLC

Junior Capital
Structured Equity

Press Releases

Vital Care is the premier franchisor of home infusion services in the United States. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Meridian, Mississippi, Vital Care serves the medical needs of a wide range of patients, including those with chronic and acute conditions. Home infusion therapy involves the intravenous or subcutaneous administration of drugs or biologicals to patients at home. Vital Care supports more than 50 franchises across 20 states and focuses on underserved secondary markets.

Using a franchise model with which Sentinel has considerable experience, Vital Care serves the growing $15 billion home infusion market. As one of the top-5 home infusion providers in the U.S. and only franchisor, Vital Care has a differentiated competitive position, is growing rapidly, and is well positioned to extend its geographical reach.