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Activism

Webcast: Pills, CEOs Get Dose of Covid-Era Scrutiny

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: July 14th, 2020
A July 9 panel hosted by The Deal illustrated that activists and advisers largely agree execs should have shared in Covid-19 market pain, but that poison pills are tricky business.
Activism

Cevian Opens Dialogue With Pearson

By Chris Nolter
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Published: June 19th, 2020
The educational publisher counts Swedish activist Cevian Capital among its shareholder rolls.
Activism

Activist Investing Today: AVI’s Bauernfreund on Japan Insurgencies

By Ronald Orol
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Published: May 29th, 2020
The manager of a $1 billion sometimes activist fund discusses why he may submit shareholder proposals at Fujitec’s annual meeting in 2021 if it doesn’t consider divesting stakes, buy back shares, set up board subcommittees or perform a strategic review.
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Activist Investing Today: Goldstein Targets Fund Bylaws

By Ronald Orol
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Published: May 7th, 2020
Activist investor Phil Goldstein of Bulldog Investors believes a recent SEC decision upholding closed-end fund Dividend & Income's right to ignore a shareholder proposal poses a broader threat to investor rights.
Activism

Oil Patch Activists Forced to Play Waiting Game

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: April 24th, 2020
It is unclear when commodity prices will recover, but when they do, activists will be sure to have fully sharpened blades and a list of demands for companies across the oil and gas production industry.
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Activist Investing Today: Jackson Calls for eBay M&A

By Ronald Orol
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Published: April 22nd, 2020
The manager of technology-focused hedge fund EMJ Capital says he thinks the company should use cash on hand — and proceeds from expected unit sales — to make its own acquisitions.