What's up with private equity money? Well, quite a bit, it seems.
The thing is that there's so much private equity money seeking a place to work that seemingly every company in the food distribution business is being mentioned as a possible buyout candidate.
Last week marked a high-water mark of sorts for this kind of talk when investors asserted that Kroger Co. was likely to be bought by a private equity fund. With that, Kroger's top executive made a rare public statement to