N.Y. investment firm set to acquire ice cream brands Maggie Moo's and Marble Slab

N.Y. investment firm set to acquire ice cream brands Maggie Moo's and Marble Slab

NEW YORK NexCen Brands Inc., based here, said Thursday it had agreed to acquire the 184-unit Maggie Moo's International LLC and the assets of the 336-unit Marble Slab Creamery Inc., consolidating the No. 2 and No. 3 brands in the premium hand-dipped ice cream category.

NexCen owns and franchises The Athlete's Foot brand, and in December 2006 entered into an agreement to acquire the rights to Bill Blass, a designer apparel brand.

NexCen has agreed to b

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