Founder to make offer for Claim Jumper

Bankruptcy auction for casual-dining chain set for Thursday

Claim Jumper founder Craig Nickoloff said he and a group of investors plan to make a bid for the 45-unit casual-dining chain in a bankruptcy auction scheduled for Thursday.

Houston-based Landry’s Restaurants Inc. has also maintained that its bid for Claim Jumper is the best offer, and continues to raise questions about the fairness of the auction process.

The stalking horse bidder going into the auction, however, is Private Capital Partners, an affiliate of

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