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When you play in the centre of defence you have to be prepared for pain.
Phrased differently, while I am prepared to lead, arrange and organize an acquisition as described in this letter, and while I and, I believe, key members of management would be prepared, for an appropriate incentive package, to remain with the company following a transaction led by others, I am not prepared to invest in a sponsor's or other partner's deal or have my shares treated differently than those of others in such a transaction at these price levels.