There is an Annie, and she was actually planning to sell her stake, says Molly Ashby, chairman of natural and organic snack company Annie's Inc. (NYSE: BNNY).

For Solera Capital LLC, a New York private equity firm that Ashby founded, it was ideal that Annie's co-founder Annie Withey retain a stake in the company, says Asbhy in a fireside chat conducted by Mergers & Acquisitions editor-in-chief Mary Kathleen Flynn at an ACG New York Women of Leadership (WOL) event at the Harmonie Club. The event was the first in ACG NY WOL's new series of interviews with entrepreneurs.

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