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Vitamin Shoppe to Emphasize Organic Growth

By Alexandra Garfinkle
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
Vitamin Shoppe GC David Kastin said that the company will pursue organic growth, while its soon-to-be parent pursues M&A.
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Activists Find New Routes to M&A Opportunities

By Ronald Orol
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
Insurgent managers are targeting larger companies and are taking on different roles, a panel of experts told The Deal Economy's 2019 conference.
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ESG Not Just a PC Term

By Greg Morcroft
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
Corporations struggling to adapt to an investment community increasingly focused on improving environmental, social, and governance behavior may instead be missing an opportunity, according to a panel discussion at the Deal Economy Conference.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.