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Hostile Resistance To Hedge Fund Activism

Hostile Resistance To Hedge Fund Activism

Hostile Resistance To Hedge Fund Activism Nicole M. Boyson Northeastern University – D’Amore-McKim School of Business Pegaret Pichler Northeastern University, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Finance Area July 6, 2016 Abstract: Target firms openly resist hedge fund activists about one-fourth of […]

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Can North Korea’s nuclear deal end Kim Kingdom?

Some political observers are optimistic that North Korea will return to the Six-Party talks negotiating table and eventually reached an agreement to dismantle its nuclear program. Their optimism hinges on the world powers’ recent nuclear deal with Iran. Is North Korea […]

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Carl Icahn Celebrates Gannett (GCI) Agreement

Carl Icahn On Gannett Agreement by Carl Icahn, Shareholders’ Square Table FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Gordon: (212) 702-4309                    CARL ICAHN ON GANNETT AGREEMENT: “ANOTHER STEP FORWARD FOR GOOD CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AT […]

Bill Ackman Wins Two Board Seats At Zoetis

Bill Ackman Wins Two Board Seats At Zoetis

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management LLP won two seats on the board of Zoetis. The announcement comes just two months after the activist investor built a more than 8% stake in the animal health company. Zoetis’ poison pill Last year […]

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Carl Icahn On eBay Inc (EBAY) Agreement

Carl Icahn On eBay Agreement by Carl Icahn, Shareholders’ Square Table “A GREAT STEP FORWARD FOR EBAY, FOR PAYPAL AND FOR CORPORATE GOVERNANCE GENERALLY.”  New York, New York, January 21, 2015 – Today Carl Icahn released the following statement regarding eBay […]

Insperity, Inc. (NSP) Up 10% As Starboard Unveils Big Stake

Insperity, Inc. (NSP) Up 10% As Starboard Unveils Big Stake

Starboard Value, a New York-based activist fund, has amassed a 13.2% stake in Insperity, an HR outsourcing company, and urged the company to consider selling itself, among other options. Following the activist investing firm’s disclosure of the stake, Insperity’s stock surged […]

Ackman Discloses 8.3% Stake In Zoetis Inc (ZTS)

Ackman Discloses 8.3% Stake In Zoetis Inc (ZTS)

Activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management completed its forward purchase contracts and underlying settlement puts to acquire shares of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) based on his latest 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Based on […]