Mandarin Express parent said to be acquiring Leeann Chin

BLOOMINGTON Minn. Leeann Chin, the Minneapolis-area chain that introduced Twin Cities residents to Chinese food when founder Chin opened her first restaurant in 1980, will be sold to Mandarin Holdings, Los Angeles-based operator of the Mandarin Express quick-service chain, according to a published report that did not disclose terms.

Chin, who is retired, reportedly owns 9.6 percent of the company's common stock, while two investment firms, Mellon Investments o

Register to view the full article

Register to view this article

TAGS: Archive News
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.