Broomfield, Colo.-based fast-casual chain Noodles & Company filed paperwork Thursday indicating plans to go public in an initial stock offering where it expects to raise up to $75 million. The 18-year-old chain is controlled by Catterton Partners and Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board, which together own a 90% stake in the company. Noodles operates 339 units in 25 states and expects to grow to about 2,500 restaurants in the next 15 to 20 years.

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