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    1. EBay CEO Leaves Amid Activist Fight to Spin Off ... Wait, Haven’t We Already Done This?

      EBay CEO Leaves Amid Activist Fight to Spin Off ... Wait, Haven’t We Already Done This?

      EBay Inc. has been here and done this, but the sequel may not have the same payoff. In 2014, activist investor Carl Icahn campaigned and hounded eBay EBAY, -0.80% to spin off its faster-growing PayPal PYPL, +0.43% payments business. Hedge fund activist Dan Loeb of Third Point joined in , and they ultimately prevailed in convincing eBay to sell PayPal in a maelstrom that eventually led to the exit of Chief Executive John Donahoe...

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    2. Carl Icahn is Right About Dell’s Complex, Self-Enriching Attempt to Re-Enter Public Market

      Carl Icahn is Right About Dell’s Complex, Self-Enriching Attempt to Re-Enter Public Market

      Carl Icahn has successfully tormented several tech companies in the last decade — from Motorola to Yahoo to eBay — but usually demands value extraction that isn’t always the best route for a company’s health or long-term investors. Icahn’s new battle with computer executive Michael Dell and his eponymous company, now entering a bruising second round five years after the first, is different: It is a righteous stand that other large investors appear to be backing...

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    3. Dropbox Avoids Snap’s IPO Mistakes, but Only Slightly

      Dropbox Avoids Snap’s IPO Mistakes, but Only Slightly

      The Dropbox Inc. initial public offering looks like it will avoid some of the issues that plagued Snap Inc.’s stock market debut, but there are still governance and financial concerns. Dropbox DBX, +0.00% , an 11-year-old cloud-storage company based in San Francisco, officially filed its long-awaited IPO documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday...

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