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Financing

Papa John’s shares surge on more buyout reports

Several private equity firms, including Roark Capital, are reportedly vying for the pizza chain.

Financing

CapitalSpring hopes to take Buddy’s Pizza out of Detroit

After making a major investment at the end of last year, the private-equity firm is preparing the company for growth.

But the stock fell as investors worried about competition from delivery services.

The pizza chain also named Sherri Landry chief marketing officer.

An analyst mentioned a few potential candidates, and RB’s The Bottom Line examines them, and what a buyer would have to do.

Mike Nettles was promoted to chief operating and growth officer, among other changes.

Trian Fund, one of Wendy’s biggest shareholders, is reportedly eyeing the pizza chain, sending the stock soaring.

The former Friendly’s CEO jumps to the fast-casual pizza chain.

Incidence increases with income but decreases with age and men are more likely consumers than women.

Legion Partners could push the company to refranchise company restaurants, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

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