JANA Partners' Letter to PetSmart's Board ~ market folly

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

JANA Partners' Letter to PetSmart's Board

Barry Rosenstein's activist hedge fund firm JANA Partners has filed an amended 13D with the SEC regarding their position in PetSmart (PETM).  They currently own 9.8% of the company and are the largest shareholder.

Rosenstein's letter to the board indicates they want the company to begin a "full strategic review which includes engaging with potential buyers."  And if the company doesn't do so, JANA will seek to change up the board at the next annual meeting.

Embedded below is JANA's letter to PetSmart's board:

For more from this fund, head to Barry Rosenstein's thoughts on activist investing.

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