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Activism

M&A, Politics, SEC Top of Mind for Activists

By Ronald Orol
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
Schulte Roth partner Aneliya Crawford discusses activism at large-cap companies, BMY-Celgene and insurgent prospects in a second Trump or Warren administration at The Deal Economy conference.
Activism

Lawyers Debate Icahn-Oxy Feud

By Greg Morcroft
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Published: November 27th, 2019
Sidley's Kai Liekefett and Schulte's Ele Klein diverge in their opinions about Carl Icahn’s unyielding agitation at Occidental Petroleum.
Activism

L Brands Meets With Bankers as Mitarotonda Watches

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 26th, 2019
The Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works owner could soon be under pressure once again from activist investor Barington Capital if a deal doesn’t happen first.
Activism

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.
Activism

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.
Activism

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.
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.