1. Articles from Evan Ramstad

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    1. Supervalu Off Stock Market for First Time Since 1967 as United Natural Foods Completes $2.9 Billion Deal

      Supervalu Off Stock Market for First Time Since 1967 as United Natural Foods Completes $2.9 Billion Deal

      United Natural Foods Inc. closed its $2.9 billion purchase of Supervalu Inc. on Monday, with Supervalu shares disappearing from the New York Stock Exchange as the first sign of the completed takeover. In coming months, United Natural aims to sell Supervalu’s grocery store chains, including Cub Foods, and narrow its business to wholesale distribution similar to its own. United Natural Foods, based in Providence, R.I., is the nation’s largest distributor of organic and natural foods...

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    2. Activist Ends Board Fight at Supervalu, Allowing its Sale to Proceed

      Activist Ends Board Fight at Supervalu, Allowing its Sale to Proceed

      An activist investor dropped its effort to replace Supervalu Inc.’s board of directors, the company said Tuesday, three business days after the company announced its sale to another major food distributor. Blackwells Capital LLC, a New York investment firm that built a sizable stake in Eden Prairie-based Supervalu over the past year, proposed an alternative slate of board candidates for shareholders to vote upon at the company’s Aug. 16 annual meeting...

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    3. Activist Investor Nominates Six Executives to Supervalu's Board

      Activist Investor Nominates Six Executives to Supervalu's Board

      The activist investor seeking strategic changes at Supervalu Inc. on Tuesday nominated six outside directors to be voted on by shareholders at the company’s annual meeting. The move by Blackwells Capital LLC is the most aggressive yet since it revealed last fall that it had taken a sizable stake in the Eden Prairie-based grocery wholesaler and retailer, whose chains include Cub Foods, market leader in the Twin Cities...

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    4. Buffalo Wild Wings Gets Takeover Offer from Roark

      Buffalo Wild Wings Gets Takeover Offer from Roark

      The owner of Arby’s, Hardee’s and Jimmy John’s has offered to buy Buffalo Wild Wings, the Wall Street Journal reported late Monday, and the news sent the Golden Valley company’s shares soaring in after-hours trading. Roark Capital, an Atlanta-based investment firm, offered about $150 a share, or $2.3 billion, for Buffalo Wild Wings, the Journal said citing people familiar with the offer. That’s a 28 percent premium to the closing price of $117.25 for Buffalo Wild Wings shares on Monday...

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    5. Showdown Over Buffalo Wild Wings Future Set for June 2

      Showdown Over Buffalo Wild Wings Future Set for June 2

      Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. this morning fired back at the activist investor trying to take control of the company, saying he has “no credible plan” to run it and urging shareholders to stay with current leaders. The company set a June 2 date for its annual shareholders meeting, a usually perfunctory event that this year will be a turning point in its 35-year history...

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