This is both an entertaining and informative read. Whether one owns Darden is not important. Look at the due diligence which Starboard Value did here on the restaurant (whether you agree with them or not is a seperate issue) – this is some great research and also some entertaining bits of comments along the way to make it readable enough.

Check it out!

 

Below is a presentation of Starboard Value on “Transforming Darden Restaurants.” In this presentation Starboard highlights the have invested in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) because of the substantial opportunity to unlock value with the right plan and right leadership and much more.

Darden EBITDA impact

 

Starboard Value: Transforming Darden Restaurants