General Atlantic is making a minority growth investment in fast casual chain operator Barteca Holdings, joining Rosser Capital Partners.
Barteca, founded in 1995, owns the Barcelona Wine Bar and Bartaco chains. Barcelona Wine Bar is a tapas and wine bar operator, while Bartaco is a casual dining chain that focuses on tacos. The two chains own a combined 22 restaurants with most of them located on the East Coast. The target’s management team and Rosser Capital will remain invested in the company. Rosser purchased a stake in Barteca in 2012.