Jana Partners

Activist Hedge Fund JANA to Make a Bundle on Whole Foods Sale

June 26, 2017 James Heinsman In the News

Last Friday the giant online marketplace Amazon announced it was buying Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion in cash. The price per share of the sale is $42, around 27% more than its Thursday evening closing price of $33.06 Barry Rosenstein announced last April that his activist hedge fund, JANA Partners, had a 9% stake […]

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Hedge Fund Founder Rosenstein Joins Walgreens’ Board

September 9, 2014 Debbie Jacobs Company Spotlight

Walgreens, the country’s largest drugstore chain, named Barry Rosenstein, activist investor and founder of Jana Partners, to join their board of directors. Rosenstein will also get to pick one more director to join him on the board. The Deerfield, Illinois-based company is feeling pressure from their stockholders since they lowered their earnings forecast based on […]

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Agrium Says No to Biggest Shareholder Jana Partners

August 16, 2012 James Heinsman In the News

New York-based Jana Partners has been urging Agrium Inc to sell off its retail distribution business in order to cut costs, but officials at Agrium are refusing to do so. Jana, an activist investment firm, owned over 6.5 million shares of Agrium at the end of June, but has since increased its investment position and […]

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