SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcato Capital Management LP ("Marcato"), a San Francisco-based investment manager which manages funds that beneficially own approximately 9.9% of the outstanding common shares of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) ("Buffalo Wild Wings" or the "Company"), today announced that based on proxies submitted to the independent Inspector of Election for Buffalo Wild Wings' 2017 Annual Meeting of shareholders, preliminary results indicate that BWLD shareholders have elected Marcato's nominees Scott Bergren, Sam Rovit and Mick McGuire to the BWLD Board.
Mick McGuire, Managing Partner of Marcato, said, "We are very pleased that our fellow BWLD shareholders recognize that additional change on the Board is warranted to return Buffalo Wild Wings to a path of growth and long-term value creation. We will bring the fresh perspectives, restaurant industry expertise and oversight the BWLD Board needs to spearhead improvements at the Company. Scott, Sam and I are eager to roll up our sleeves, and work closely with the incumbent directors to drive a strategy to make Buffalo Wild Wings a winning company again."
Marcato was advised by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and Dorsey & Whitney LLP on legal matters.
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SOURCE Marcato Capital Management LP