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EBay Sells Ticket Marketplace StubHub to Viagogo

By Kirk O’Neil
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Published: November 26th, 2019
After after announcing a strategic review with support from activist shareholders Elliott Management and Starboard Value earlier this year, eBay is selling StubHub to viagogo for $4 billion.
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Potential Proxy Fight Looms at e.l.f.

By Alexandra Garfinkle
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Published: November 14th, 2019
Mario Cibelli-led Marathon Partners is considering a director contest at e.l.f. Beauty, according to a person familiar with the situation.
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Private Jets Draw Insurgent Attention

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 14th, 2019
Costs associated with private jet use may not be material to companies — but insurgent investors have succeeded in campaigns drawing attention to their use, for both business and personal activities.
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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.
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Activist Investing Today: What's Next at Third Point-Targeted Sony

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 12th, 2019
Our own Chris Nolter spoke to Activist Investing Today about prospects for an acquisition of Sony's entertainment assets now that Third Point's Dan Loeb seems out to shake things up at the Japanese multinational.
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Financing Xerox's Bid for HP

By Chris Nolter
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Published: November 9th, 2019
Can Xerox, with a market capitalization of $8.6 billion, really finance an acquisition of HP, with a $31.5 billion market cap?