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The Untouchables: Where insurgents fear to tread

Up to now, companies in highly regulated industries were safe from activists. That may be changing in this era of de-regulation, with some of the checks on activists that existed a couple of decades ago falling away. Continue reading

Starboard presses RealD bid, more moves may be in wings

The activist fund may consider a proxy fight or tender offer to push RealD into strategic review. Continue reading

Modi starts small and slow in India

"Big-bang" reforms may have been lacking from the prime minister's first five months in power but a steady flow of smaller initiatives and the right political mood music mean the business and investment community remain on side, for now. Continue reading

MSG considers breakup in nod to activist pressure

The corporate home of the New York Knicks and Radio City Music Hall will also add two independent directors to its board, buy back $500 million class A shares. Continue reading

Activist investors search for 'magical' properties

Investors seeking to unlock value in restaurant companies are increasingly calling for real estate assets to be spun off. The move can provide a quick payoff, but may leave the company in a precarious financial situation. Continue reading

Italian lenders to raise funds after failing ECB tests

Monte dei Paschi and Banca Carige are among just eight banks across Europe that must raise capital after year-long tests on 130 institutions. Continue reading

Sandell's plans for Bob Evans may include M&A

Restaurant chain's BEF Foods could be worth $450 million in a sale, analyst says. Continue reading

Tesco's Lewis hints at restructuring as profit plunges

Chairman Richard Broadbent resigns after accounting errors led to a major profit overstatement. Continue reading

Lenders to get control of UniTek, will provide DIP - source

Sources said lenders led by private equity firms Littlejohn & Co. and New Mountain Capital will swap debt for equity and provide as much as $43 million in post-petition financing. Continue reading

Third Point tells Amgen: Break it up

Amgen plans to expound on plans for the company at its Oct. 28 investor meeting. Continue reading

Caesars to enter into formal talks with bank lenders

Some observers believe the troubled casino operator will try to convince these powerful creditors to become involved in some large decisions, while others feel a prenegotiated bankruptcy filing is the likeliest outcome. Continue reading

Apple supplier GT Advanced set for key hearing

The diversified technology company looks to shutter its sapphire plants and to keep certain information under seal. Continue reading

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