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    1. Clariant CEO Says SABIC Deal Beats Huntsman Merger

      Clariant CEO Says SABIC Deal Beats Huntsman Merger

      February 10, 2018 / 3:38 PM / in 9 minutes Clariant CEO says SABIC deal beats Huntsman merger - newspaper Reuters Staff 3 Min Read ZURICH, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Saudi Basic Industries Corp’s (SABIC) move to buy a quarter stake in Clariant is better than the planned merger with U.S.-based Huntsman that was blocked last year by activist investors, the Swiss chemical maker’s CEO said...

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    2. Rent-A-Center to Nominate Engaged Capital's Board Candidate

      Rent-A-Center to Nominate Engaged Capital's Board Candidate

      (Reuters) - Rent-A-Center Inc said on Monday it will nominate an independent director, recommended by activist investor Engaged Capital, to the rent-to-own furniture retailer’s board. Shares of the company, which has been under pressure from activist hedge funds Engaged Capital and Marcato Capital, fell 2.2 percent to $9.53 in afternoon trading...

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    3. Activist Investor Elliott Sheds Most of Dufry Stake

      Activist Investor Elliott Sheds Most of Dufry Stake

      ZURICH (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund investor Elliott Management Corp. has trimmed its stake in Swiss duty-free retailer Dufry AG in December to less than 1 percent, the SIX Swiss Stock Exchange reported over the weekend. The stock had risen more than 10 percent from when Reuters reported Elliott’s 5.6 percent holding on Dec. 20 until late January, before shedding much of that gain in recent trading...

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    4. Toshiba Considering IPO for Memory Chip Unit

      Toshiba Considering IPO for Memory Chip Unit

      Toshiba Corp is considering an IPO of its prized memory chip business if an agreed $18 billion sale to a Bain Capital-led consortium fails to gain antitrust approval by the end of March, the Financial Times reported on Monday. The IPO is one of various contingency plans being looked at by Toshiba’s top executives, the FT said, citing people familiar with the plans...

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      Mentions: Management IPO Sale
    5. NXP Shareholder Ramius to Reject Qualcomm's Buyout Offer

      NXP Shareholder Ramius to Reject Qualcomm's Buyout Offer

      (Reuters) - NXP Semiconductors NV ( NXPI.O ) shareholder Ramius Advisors LLC said on Tuesday it would reject chipmaker Qualcomm Inc’s ( QCOM.O ) $38 billion bid for the company, joining activist investor Elliott Management Corp. Ramius, which is an affiliate of Cowen Inc ( COWN.O ), said it had informed NXP that Qualcomm’s offer “dramatically” undervalued the company. The New York-based institutional asset manager owned about 2.5 million shares, or less than a one percent stake ...

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    6. GKN Faces Pressure from Activist Fund Elliott to Engage With Melrose

      GKN Faces Pressure from Activist Fund Elliott to Engage With Melrose

      LONDON (Reuters) - GKN ( GKN.L ) faces pressure to open takeover talks with suitor Melrose Industries ( MRON.L ) from U.S. activist investor Elliott, which disclosed a stake in the British engineering company just days after it rejected a 7 billion pound ($9.66 billion) bid. Elliott, a hedge fund with a track record of intervening in takeovers, said on Monday that it holds a 1.7 percent interest in GKN through contracts-for-difference (CfDs)...

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      Mentions: CEO Hedge Fund UK
    7. Citi to Raise Pay for Women and Minorities in U.S., UK, Germany

      Citi to Raise Pay for Women and Minorities in U.S., UK, Germany

      (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc ( C.N ) will increase compensation for women and minorities to bridge pay gaps in the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany, as part of its annual pay process this year, the Wall Street bank said on Monday. Citi said it had conducted a survey in the three countries, where it found that women and minorities are paid slightly less than men and non-minorities, respectively...

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      Mentions: Citigroup UK Citi
    8. SandRidge Energy Terminates Bonanza Creek Deal

      SandRidge Energy Terminates Bonanza Creek Deal

      (Reuters) - Oil and gas producer SandRidge Energy ( SD.N ) on Thursday backed out from its plan to buy smaller rival Bonanza Creek Energy ( BCEI.N ), giving in to pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn and other shareholders. Oklahoma-based SandRidge, which emerged from bankruptcy last year, had said in November that it would pay $746 million for Bonanza Creek to expand its presence in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado...

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    9. Activist Investor Files Chevron Proxy Resolution on Myanmar Rights Concerns

      Activist Investor Files Chevron Proxy Resolution on Myanmar Rights Concerns

      HOUSTON (Reuters) - An activist investor in Chevron Corp said on Monday it filed a shareholder resolution that would require the oil producer to report on the feasibility of ending operations in Myanmar, where a crackdown on minority Rohingya Muslims has been decried by the United States as “ethnic cleansing.” The resolution, filed last week by Islamic finance firm Azzad Asset Management, pushes Chevron’s board of directors to consider how it could avoid risks “posed ...

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    10. Elliott Takes 6.5 Percent Stake in Akamai

      Elliott Takes 6.5 Percent Stake in Akamai

      December 15, 2017 / 9:39 PM / in 5 minutes Elliott takes stake in Akamai, to seek sale of company or assets Reuters Staff 2 Min Read (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Management Corp on Friday disclosed a 6.5 percent stake in Akamai Technologies Inc ( AKAM.O ), and said it plans to hold talks regarding strategic alternatives for the company including a sale. Shares of Akamai, which speeds up content delivery over the internet (OTT), were up 13.8 percent at $65.75 in after-market trading...

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