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Steak n Shake outlook goes from bad to much worse

Rating agencies, which already ranked Steak n Shake on the lowest rungs of their creditworthiness ladders, further sounded the alarm bells in recent weeks after Steak n Shake paid off some of its debt at a discount—something a lender never would agree to if it thought it was going to be paid in full.

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Biglari works his critics into an uproar—again

Sardar Biglari might talk a good game about being a champion of shareholders, but his biggest critics view him as a hypocrite—thanks to a series of moves that furthered his control over the business, the latest of which has spurred one lawsuit and seems sure to spark others.

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Biglari’s Maxim saga drenched with drama, red ink

A former employee alleges that Sardar Biglari insisted Maxim devote 50 pages of the December/January issue to Monaco, where he spends significant time, and include features on his favorite cigar shop and on David Letterman, part-owner of the race team Steak n Shake sponsors.

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