Dole Food CEO Murdock Raises Offer 13% to Take Company Private

Dole Food CEO Murdock Raises Offer 13% to Take Company Private

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Dole Food Co. Chief Executive Officer David Murdock took the company private once before, in 2003, and has said he wants to do so again to remove “the concern that a public company must have for the investing public’s short-term expectations.”