Recently Richard Schulze, the founder, former chairman, and largest current shareholder of Best Buy, announced intentions to lead a buyout of the electronics retailer for between $24 to $26 a share. Shares spiked on the news initially, but have trailed off in recent days. Currently trading below $20, a deal done in the middle of the announced range offers meaningful upside for investors, but as Brenton and Austin discuss in the following video, there are plenty of reasons why this buyout could flop.

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