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Darden Restaurants to buy Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen for $780 mln

March 27 (Reuters) - Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc said on Monday it would buy Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen for $780 million in an all-cash transaction.

Darden would buy the restaurant chain from its shareholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners.

(Reporting by Aishwarya Venugopal in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)