Investment Capital's Stake in Big Buyout Concepts

Merrefield, David
April 2007
SN: Supermarket News;4/16/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 16, p8
The author examines the growth of private equity money for buyouts in the food distribution sector. He asserts that companies are interested in doing a deal with private equity because of the easy money. He adds that investors prefer companies that have intrinsic value in the form of good cash flow or substantial real estate holdings, which define many food distribution companies.


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