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    1. Lloyds has Named Charlie Nunn, a Senior Banker at Rival HSBC, as its Next Chief Executive

      Lloyds has Named Charlie Nunn, a Senior Banker at Rival HSBC, as its Next Chief Executive
      • Lloyds Bank named Charlie Nunn, head of wealth and personal banking at rival HSBC, as its next CEO on Monday.
      • Current Lloyds boss Antonio Horta-Osorio is stepping down in 2021 after a decade at the bank.
      • Nunn may not take up his new job for almost a year from now, because of his notice period and other restrictions. If Horta-Osorio leaves first, CFO William Chalmers could step in as interim CEO, Lloyds said...
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    2. Hong Kong Doctor Is Cleared in Massive Securities Probe

      Hong Kong Doctor Is Cleared in Massive Securities Probe

      (Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong’s securities watchdog has failed to secure convictions in its largest-ever investigation. Cho Kwai-chee, founder of Hong Kong’s largest private health-care group, was cleared of charges to defraud the stock exchange and investors in financial brokerage firm Convoy Global Holdings Ltd., where he had been a director. He was also found not guilty of publishing false statements in Convoy’s annual accounts...

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    3. Janus Henderson: Activist Stake Draws Attention

      Janus Henderson: Activist Stake Draws Attention

      Activist investor Nelson Peltz and his investment firm Trian Fund Management have acquired a 9.9% stake in Janus Henderson, but investors should not pin all their hopes on a merger between Janus Henderson and Invesco Ltd (IVZ). Also, a further improvement in capital returned to shareholders is also challenging...

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    4. Ziopharm Comments on Institutional Shareholder Services’ Recommendation to Reject WaterMill’s Attempt to Remove Half of Ziopharm’s Board of Directors

      Ziopharm Comments on Institutional Shareholder Services’ Recommendation to Reject WaterMill’s Attempt to Remove Half of Ziopharm’s Board of Directors

      (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIOP) (“Ziopharm” or the “Company”), today issued a response to a report issued by Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) in connection with the consent solicitation initiated by WaterMill Asset Management Corp., Mr. Robert W. Postma and certain other individuals (collectively, “WaterMill”)...

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    5. Activist Investor Ferrari Targets Environment, Social Laggards With New Fund

      Activist Investor Ferrari Targets Environment, Social Laggards With New Fund

      Activist investor Gianluca Ferrari, who has led campaigns against a string of mid-cap firms, is setting up a fund targeting companies lagging on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Ferrari, who made his name pushing for change at companies including EDP Renovaveis and Retelit as part of Frankfurt-based Shareholder Value Management, said his firm, Clearway Capital, aimed to launch its first fund early in 2021...

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    6. Corteva Sticks with CEO Amid Starboard Pressure

      Corteva Sticks with CEO Amid Starboard Pressure

      BOSTON (Reuters) - Corteva Inc's board of directors decided to back chief executive officer James Collins after activist investor Starboard Value LP took issue with the performance of the agricultural products company's management, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Corteva, valued at $27 billion, became a publicly traded company last year ...

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    7. Korea Set to Crack Down on Chaebols With Corporate Reform Steps - Bnn Bloomberg

      Korea Set to Crack Down on Chaebols With Corporate Reform Steps - Bnn Bloomberg

      South Korea is pushing for its most significant reform of corporate governance since President Moon Jae-in took office, a move that could add transparency to top decision-making at large conglomerates that dominate the economy. The conglomerates, known as chaebols, propelled South Korea’s rise as an export powerhouse...

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    8. Harbert Discovery Fund Issues Letter to Enzo Biochem Board of Directors

      Harbert Discovery Fund Issues Letter to Enzo Biochem Board of Directors

      We are writing to demand Elazar Rabbani immediately resign as CEO and from the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Enzo Biochem, Inc. (NYSE: ENZ) (“Enzo” or the “Company”). Harbert Discovery Fund, LP and Harbert Discovery Co-Investment Fund I, LP (collectively “HDF”) currently own approximately 11.74% of the outstanding shares of Enzo, making us the Company’s largest shareholder...

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    9. Shareholders Tried to Combat Racial Inequality Through 48 Resolutions This Year. Here’s How Fund Companies Voted.

      Shareholders Tried to Combat Racial Inequality Through 48 Resolutions This Year. Here’s How Fund Companies Voted.

      Investors have been using shareholder resolutions to voice concerns and shape corporate practices to combat racial injustice. Fund companies, with their huge assets and meaningful stakes, can leverage their proxy votes to support these changes. Still, some are more supportive than others...

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    10. As Ackman Hunts Blockbuster Deal, He Counts on Big Backers

      As Ackman Hunts Blockbuster Deal, He Counts on Big Backers

      Among the heavy hitters rounded up by Ackman for his Pershing Square Tontine Holdings Ltd investment vehicle, according to the filings, are mutual fund giant T. Rowe Price Group Inc, investment firm Guggenheim Partners, hedge fund Baupost Group, Canadian pension fund Ontario Teachers and private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc. Tontine raised $4 billion in an initial public offering (IPO) in July...

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