Will Caribou Coffee’s Acquisition By The Joh A. Benckiser Group Satisfy These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Caribou Coffee Company Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOU) will be acquired by German holding company Joh A Benckiser Group for approximately $324.8 million as it has agreed to pay $16 per share for Caribou’s 20.3 million outstanding shares. The price is a 30% markup  as of Caribou’s closing this past Friday of $12.32. Post acquisition, Caribou Coffee will remain as an independent company with their own brand and management team.

Will Caribou Coffee Company, Inc.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 17.005 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $13.72 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Blackrock Advisors LLC. held 2,178,306 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $29,886,359. This brought the portfolio total to 0.03%.

Tremblant Capital Group held 1,983,623 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $27,215,308. This brought the portfolio total to 1.38%.

Chartwell Investment Partners/PA held 817,966 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $11,222,494. This brought the portfolio total to 0.34%.

Russell Frank Co. held 679,241 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $9,319,187. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 617,296 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $8,469,301. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Ubs Global Asset Management Americas Inc. held 523,960 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $7,188,731. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Blackrock Fund Advisors held 509,620 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $6,991,987. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Wall Street Associates held 502,360 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $6,892,379. This brought the portfolio total to 0.64%.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 480,325 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $6,590,059. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Wasatch Advisors Inc. held 443,200 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $6,080,704. This brought the portfolio total to 0.08%.

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