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    1. Carl Icahn Rips Occidental's Board for Treating Shareholders like 'peasants'

      Carl Icahn Rips Occidental's Board for Treating Shareholders like 'peasants'

      Activist investor Carl Icahn Opens a New Window.  ripped his longtime nemesis Occidental Petroleum Opens a New Window.  on Tuesday, criticizing the Houston-based company’s board of directors while offering praise for officials who facilitated Eldorado Resorts’ $17.3 billion deal to acquire the Caesars casino empire...

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    2. Abbvie is Buying Botox-Maker Allergan in a $63 Billion Pharma Mega-Deal

      Abbvie is Buying Botox-Maker Allergan in a $63 Billion Pharma Mega-Deal
      • AbbVie has agreed to buy Allergan in a $63 billion cash-and-stock deal.
      • Allergan shareholders will receive 0.8660 AbbVie shares and $120.30 in cash for each Allergan share that they hold, totaling $188.24 per Allergan share.
      • The offer represents a 45% premium to the closing price of Allergan's shares on Wednesday...
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    3. Irate Shareholders Force Nissan to Overhaul Board

      Irate Shareholders Force Nissan to Overhaul Board

      TOKYO-- Nissan Motor Co. shareholders voted to overhaul the company's board structure, a key goal of Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa. Following a rowdy meeting where shareholders shouted at current board members, Nissan management and each other, the measure passed in large part due to the support of alliance partner Renault SA, which owns 43.4% of the Japanese company. Shareholders approved the creation of new board committees for executive compensation, audit matters and director nominations...

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    4. These Are the Japanese Companies That Pay Executives Best

      These Are the Japanese Companies That Pay Executives Best

      (Bloomberg) -- It’s official -- SoftBank Group Corp. is Japan’s most generous employer, at least when it comes to executive pay. Six of the country’s 10 biggest salary packages last fiscal year were offered by SoftBank, according to a report from Tokyo Shoko Research Ltd. SoftBank Group Vice Chairman Ronald Fisher topped the list with 3.27 billion yen ($31 million) in the period ended March 31. Toyota Motor Corp. director Didier Leroy, the highest-paid non-SoftBank executive, ranked No...

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    5. Del Frisco Restaurant to be Taken Private by L Catterton for $267.3 Million

      Del Frisco Restaurant to be Taken Private by L Catterton for $267.3 Million

      (Reuters) - Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc said on Monday it agreed to be bought by private equity firm L Catterton for $267.3 million (209.7 million pounds), ending a six-month-long battle with its third largest investor which has been pushing for a sale. Del Frisco's, which owns Eagle Steak House and Frisco's Grille chains, said its shareholders will receive $8 per share, which represents a premium of 18.9% to Friday's close. Including debt, the deal is valued at $650 million...

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    6. Jana Partners Is Said to Have Built Stake in Axalta Coating

      Jana Partners Is Said to Have Built Stake in Axalta Coating

      (Bloomberg) -- Activist investor Jana Partners has built a position Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., the car paint maker that announced a strategic review, according to people familiar with the matter. The New York-based hedge fund run by Barry Rosenstein invested in recent months and has been pushing the company to explore alternatives, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter was private. The exact size of its stake couldn’t be learned...

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    7. Starboard Delivers Letter to AECOM CEO and Board of Directors

      Starboard Delivers Letter to AECOM CEO and Board of Directors

      NEW YORK, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Starboard Value LP (together with its affiliates, "Starboard"), one of the largest shareholders of AECOM (NYSE: ACM) (the "Company"), with an ownership interest of approximately 4.0% of the Company's outstanding shares, today announced that it has delivered a letter to Michael Burke, AECOM's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, with copies to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board")...

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    8. Progenics to Mail Letter to Shareholders

      Progenics to Mail Letter to Shareholders

      NEW YORK, June 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX) (“Progenics” or the “Company”), an oncology company developing innovative targeted medicines and artificial intelligence to find, fight and follow cancer, is mailing a letter to shareholders in connection with its upcoming 2019 Annual Meeting (“Annual Meeting”) scheduled for July 11, 2019. Shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 13, 2019 are eligible to vote at the Annual ...

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    9. Lloyds Boss a ‘Winner’ who Deserves his Pay Deal, Says Top Bank Executive

      Lloyds Boss a ‘Winner’ who Deserves his Pay Deal, Says Top Bank Executive

      A top executive at Lloyds Banking Group has claimed chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio is a “winner” with “charisma” who deserves his controversial pension perks and pay deal. Stuart Sinclair, chair of the remuneration committee at Lloyds, told MPs that staff at the bank did not resent Mr Horta-Osorio’s pay deal, which last year saw him pick up a £6.27 million pay package and included a pension contribution of 33%. This compares with an average employee pension contribution of 13%...

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    10. Chairman’s Bid for Hudson’s Bay ‘Woefully Inadequate,’ Litt Says

      Chairman’s Bid for Hudson’s Bay ‘Woefully Inadequate,’ Litt Says

      (Bloomberg) -- Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management has often pushed for change at struggling Hudson’s Bay Co. But not just any change will do -- especially not the chairman’s “woefully inadequate offer” to take the retailer private. The New York hedge fund, run by Jonathan Litt, came out swinging Tuesday against the C$9.45-a-share bid announced last week by Richard Baker and other investors for the remaining stock of Hudson’s Bay...

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    11. Elon Musk Deletes Tweet Attacking Tesla Co-Founder Martin Eberhard

      Elon Musk Deletes Tweet Attacking Tesla Co-Founder Martin Eberhard
      • Tesla CEO Elon Musk had harsh criticism of ousted Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard over the weekend.
      • In a now-deleted tweet, Musk said "Tesla is alive in spite of Eberhard, but he seeks credit constantly & fools give it him."
      • The billionaire also tweeted that he had deleted his Twitter account (which was not true as of Monday morning), and received criticism for comments about the necessity of crediting artists for their work...
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    12. Activist Dan Loeb Calls on Sony to Spin Off Its Semiconductor Business

      Activist Dan Loeb Calls on Sony to Spin Off Its Semiconductor Business

      (Bloomberg) -- Activist investor Dan Loeb disclosed a $1.5 billion stake in Sony Corp. and is pushing the Japanese technology giant to spin off its semiconductor division and focus on its main entertainment business. Sony is “one of the most undervalued large cap businesses in the world today,” Loeb’s Third Point LLC wrote in a letter to its investors Thursday...

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    13. Milken Institute Report Calls for Oversight of Proxy Advisory Firms

      Milken Institute Report Calls for Oversight of Proxy Advisory Firms

      Milken Institute report calls for oversight of proxy advisory firms [June 13, 2019] Milken Institute report calls for oversight of proxy advisory firms Reforms are needed to bring transparency and accountability to proxy advisory firms, whose advice to institutional investors influence the outcome of shareholder votes on matters like executive pay, acquisitions, and board appointments, according to a new Milken Institute white paper...

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