The unprecedented wheeling and dealing among private-equity players in the restaurant industry has had me wondering for some time now, how can I get in on the action?
Well, quite simply, I can’t.
I can’t own any restaurant stocks; it would be a conflict of interest. Even if I could, I still wouldn’t be able to enjoy the billion-dollar deals making some private-equity executives and restaurant owners very rich—and that would bother me if I were a shareholder.
The rash of publ