PWD Acquisition LLC acquired the parent company of Pei Wei Asian Diner, LLC, Irvine, Texas, from its previous parent company, Centerbridge Partners, L.P., New York.

PWD Acquisition LLC is owned and managed by Lorne Goldberg, who also owns and operates the quick-service Asian restaurant concepts Pick Up Stix, Leeann Chin and Mandarin Express, with approximately 165 stores in 23 states. 

Pei Wei, a fast-casual Asian restaurant concept, operates 167 company-owned stores and 26 franchised locations in 19 states and South Korea, with approximately 4,000 employees.