Twinkies May Not Be Golden Treat for New Public Investors: Chart

Piece of cake. Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC and investor Dean Metropoulos -- majority owners of Hostess Brands LLC -- are due to reap a hefty return through a deal that will see the maker of Twinkies taken public. But according to Bloomberg Gadfly’s Brooke Sutherland, Hostess’s new public owners may not be as fortunate as consumers shift to healthier products, leaving little room for sweet treats in their shopping carts.