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    1. Is Bill Ackman About to Go Activist Investor on Starbucks?

      Is Bill Ackman About to Go Activist Investor on Starbucks?

      For anyone who thinks that Starbucks ' ( NASDAQ:SBUX ) long growth arc has started to level out, there's a billionaire who disagrees, and he's putting his investors' money where his mouth is. Bill Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square, has taken a $900 million stake in the coffeehouse chain, and he sees the stock doubling in the next three years...

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    2. Just Months After Taking Over, Marcato Throws in the Towel on Buffalo Wild Wings

      Just Months After Taking Over, Marcato Throws in the Towel on Buffalo Wild Wings

      If the Buffalo Wild Wings ( NASDAQ:BWLD ) acquisition closes, activist shareholder Marcato Capital will reap an approximately 10% return on its investment in the the restaurant chain. Why would Marcato endorse the company's sale to Roark Capital and Arby's, and accept such a meager return for its efforts? In the following episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods , the team discusses the primary reason Marcato is happy to rake in its chips and move on. ..

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