CORRECTED – CORRECTED-PE firm Roark Capital set to buy Atkins Nutritional –

(Corrects the name of private equity firm in paragraphs 2 and
3 to North Castle Partners from North Capital Partners)

Dec 10 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. private equity firm Roark Capital
Group is poised to buy weight control nutrition company Atkins
Nutritional Holdings for an undisclosed sum, media reports said
on Thursday.

Roark is buying Atkins from North Castle Partners, a
private equity firm that specializes in the healthy living
consumer segment, the New York Times reported on its website.

Roark and North Castle did not disclose the sale price of
the deal, which is expected to be announced on Friday, the Wall
Street Journal said.

Roark Capital could not immediately be reached for comment
by Reuters outside regular U.S. business hours.
(Reporting by Sakthi Prasad in Bangalore )

CORRECTED – CORRECTED-PE firm Roark Capital set to buy Atkins Nutritional –