McDonald's, Wendy's, and Hedge Funds: Hamburger Hedging?

Kellogg School of Management Cases

ISSN: 2474-6568

Publication date: 20 January 2017


To determine the benefits and disadvantages of activist hedge fund activity from the perspective of corporate management and shareholders; to examine if a hedge fund's suggested corporate restructuring could create greater shareholder value; and to explain the changing roles and perspectives of hedge funds.



Stowell, D., Moore, T. and Schumacher, J. (2017), "McDonald's, Wendy's, and Hedge Funds: Hamburger Hedging?", Kellogg School of Management Cases.

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