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Activism

Activist Investing Today: SMU's Goodwin on CEO Lobbying Group

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 13th, 2019
Shane Goodwin, the chief of the Applied Corporate Governance Institute, says Milton Friedman’s 1970 doctrine of shareholder primacy is misunderstood and that the Business Roundtable’s recent ‘stakeholders’ statement of purpose may have a hard time withstanding the next recession.
Podcasts

Activist Investing Today: Columbia's Coffee on Activists, M&A and Rules

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 13th, 2019
Columbia Law School Professor John Coffee spoke with The Deal for its Activist Investing Today podcast about Carl Icahn's Occidental Petroleum campaign, M&A, activism's impact on R&D budgets and potential new for influential proxy advisers.
Restructuring

Dean Foods Looks to Sell in Ch. 11

By David Elman
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Published: November 13th, 2019
Just two months after concluding a strategic review, Dean Foods has filed for bankruptcy protection with Dairy Farmers of America the likely lead bidder.
Private Equity

Owl Rock Sells Minority Stake to Dyal

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: November 12th, 2019
The three founders of Owl Rock Capital have sold a noncontrolling position in the firm to Dyal Capital, the unit of Neuberger Berman that acquires minority stakes in private equity firm and hedge funds.