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Global Baristas wins bid for Tully's

Group led by actor Patrick Dempsey offered nearly $10 million for the coffeehouse chain

A group led by actor Patrick Dempsey was selected as the winning bidder for the Tully’s coffeehouse chain in a bankruptcy auction in Seattle Thursday.

Dempsey’s group, called Global Baristas, offered close to $10 million for Seattle-based TC Global Inc., which operates 47 company-owned units in Washington state and California. Another 70 locations are licensed or franchised under the Tully’s name in the Western U.S. or Asia.

The bankruptcy court must

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