Gatti’s Pizza has been acquired by private-equity firm Sovrano LLC, the companies said Monday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Michael Poates, president of Fort Worth, Texas-based Sovrano, will become president of the 100-unit pizza chain. Poates is a 28-year veteran of the restaurant industry, with experience at Dairy Queen, Whataburger, Papa John’s, Chesapeake Restaurants and others.
“There is a lot I admire about Gatti’s,” Poates said in a statement.