MILLIONAIRES: Doughnuts to Dollars

Recent business school graduates have good reason to worry about the decreasing number of firms eager to employ their talents. But at least one young man has parlayed his business administration studies into a $120 million-a-year business. When he wrote his master's thesis at New York University four years ago, Steven Sanford Fink compiled a formidable catalogue of the virtues of acquiring a number of related companies and rolling them into one. He also attempted to put together a master plan for making just such a group of acquisitions himself. Then he...

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