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    1. BP, Activist Shareholder to Jointly D Climate Resolution

      BP, Activist Shareholder to Jointly D Climate Resolution

      BP and climate-focused Follow This have agreed to jointly draft a shareholder resolution on BP’s climate goals for its 2021 AGM An activist group has withdrawn a shareholder resolution urging BP to adhere to the Paris climate agreement after the oil and gas company agreed to work together on a joint resolution...

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    2. MRAG Plans to Fight for Rockwell Medical Shareholders’ Right to Vote for New Directors and Improved Board Governance

      MRAG Plans to Fight for Rockwell Medical Shareholders’ Right to Vote for New Directors and Improved Board Governance

      NEW YORK, March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Resource Acquisition Group, LLC (MRAG), an investment company focused on facilitating the advancement of innovative healthcare companies, intends to ensure Rockwell Medical, Inc. (RMTI; NASDAQ) shareholders will not have their voting rights suppressed by the Rockwell Board of Directors...

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    3. Activist Investor Daniel Loeb Wants to Spin-Off Sony’s Sensor Division Into New Company

      Activist Investor Daniel Loeb Wants to Spin-Off Sony’s Sensor Division Into New Company

      It’s not like any of this is unexpected news. Just last June 2019 Daniel Loeb wrote in an open letter that, “Sony’s semiconductor business is dramatically underappreciated by the market despite its position as the global leader in image sensors with over 70% revenue market share of the smartphone image sensor market.

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      Mentions: Japan stake Sony
    4. SoftBank Says Moody’s Rating Is ‘Biased and Mistaken’

      SoftBank Says Moody’s Rating Is ‘Biased and Mistaken’

      Moody’s chopped its rating on SoftBank Group debt by two notches Wednesday. The move came as a surprise to the Japanese telecom giant, which responded by asking Moody’s to withdraw all of its ratings on the company , arguing that the ratings agency has “biased and mistaken views.” The spat comes at a surprising moment. SoftBank shares (ticker: SFTBY) have had a big run over the last few days, up 55% since Friday...

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    5. Occidental Petroleum Reaches Truce With Activist Investor Carl Icahn

      Occidental Petroleum Reaches Truce With Activist Investor Carl Icahn

      In bid to turn around, the company is changing its board, cutting salaries and slashing capital budget Occidental Petroleum Corp., the largest oil producer in the giant Permian Basin, has ceded to activist investor Carl Icahn’s demands and announced deep spending cuts in a bid to survive the steepest crude-price plunge in decades...

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    6. Spok’s Board of Directors Unanimously Rejects B. Riley’s Unsolicited Proposal

      Spok’s Board of Directors Unanimously Rejects B. Riley’s Unsolicited Proposal

      Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), a global leader in healthcare communications, today announced that its Board of Directors, after consultation with its financial and legal advisors, unanimously determined that the unsolicited and non-binding proposal from B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY) to acquire Spok for $12 per share in cash substantially undervalues Spok...

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    7. Activist investor Starboard Value Taking Three Box Board Seats as Involvement Deepens

      Activist investor Starboard Value Taking Three Box Board Seats as Involvement Deepens

      When activist investors Starboard Value  took a 7.5% stake in Boxlast September, there was reasonable speculation that it would begin to try and push an agenda, as activist investors tend to do. While the firm has been quiet to this point, today Box  announced that Starboard was adding three members to the 9 member Box board...

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      Mentions: Investors stake Box
    8. Occidental Nears Deal With Activist Icahn on Proxy Battle

      Occidental Nears Deal With Activist Icahn on Proxy Battle

      U.S. oil and gas producer Occidental Petroleum Corp is nearing an agreement with activist investor Carl Icahn to halt a proxy battle in return for board seats, according to a person familiar with the matter. The agreement could put an end to a bitter fight over Occidental's ill-timed purchase of rival Anadarko Petroleum last year, a bet on the continued growth of U.S. shale...

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    9. Occidental Nears Settlement With Carl Icahn

      Occidental Nears Settlement With Carl Icahn

      Activist investor to get two board seats, approval of third, independent director Occidental Petroleum Corp. is nearing a truce with Carl Icahn that would conclude one of the highest-profile corporate clashes of the past year and usher the activist investor into the embattled oil producer’s board room as it seeks to recover from a series of setbacks...

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    10. eBay Says Starboard's Actions Are Unwarranted, Unreasonable and Detrimental to the Company

      eBay Says Starboard's Actions Are Unwarranted, Unreasonable and Detrimental to the Company

      eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY ), a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world, today issued the following statement in response to the letter from Starboard Value LP ("Starboard") announcing that it has nominated four candidates to stand for election to the Company's Board of Directors at eBay's 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "2020 Annual Meeting")...

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