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Description:  When things looked bleak for Whole Foods in 2008, private-equity retail specialist Leonard Green & Partners gave the natural foods retailer a $425 million cash injection, gobbling up preferred stock that was later converted to nearly 30 million shares.

Source: Marketwatch.com

Date: 12/13/2011

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/whole-foods-shareholders-big-payday-2011-12-13?dist=afterbell

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the financial analysis presented in this report.
  • In your opinion, why has the firm been so successful?
  • What would you advise investors do today?

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