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    1. Why Allergan's Shareholders Should Be Wary About Valeant's (and Ackman's) Takeover Bid

      Why Allergan's Shareholders Should Be Wary About Valeant's (and Ackman's) Takeover Bid

      This article is by Mark Rogers, the founder and chief executive of BoardProspects.com. 

      The battle between activist investor Bill Ackman and Allergan’s chief executive and board over Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ bid to take over Allergan, the maker of Botox, has been generating a lot of news lately. But it’s what doesn’t get much press—what happens in the aftermath of such a conflict—that could have troubling consequences for shareholders down the road...

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    2. Why Corporate Mergers of Equals Almost Never Work

      Why Corporate Mergers of Equals Almost Never Work

      Paris. Champagne. The Arc de Triomphe in the background. It was the perfect setting to announce an engagement. The $35-billion “merger of equals” between advertising giants Omnicom Group and French rival Publicis Groupe seemed richly blessed last July when chief  executives John Wren and Maurice Levy posed for photographs and [...]

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    3. Five Lessons Board Directors Can Learn From Activist Investors

      Five Lessons Board Directors Can Learn From Activist Investors

      This article is by Sally Blount, dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a member of the board of Abbott Laboratories. The growing role of activist investors in Fortune 500 companies over the past decade has created a lot of stress and uncertainty. Some directors and chief [...]

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    4. Groupon, Down 40% In 2014, Finally Does Something For Shareholders

      Groupon, Down 40% In 2014, Finally Does Something For Shareholders

      Today trading below $7, Groupon

      is down about 40% so far year to date.  Management is  still groping for a way to reinvent itself when, as predicted, the daily deal business turned out to not be a viable long term strategy. It was too easily copied by everybody from the local newspaper and TV station to Amazon, everyone’s most formidable competitor.

      Mind you, even the smart people at Google

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    5. Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel Resigns In Data Breach Fallout

      Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel Resigns In Data Breach Fallout

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      Target's Target's CEO is the latest casualty of the widespread data breach that saw hackers steal personal data and credit card information from millions of customers.

      On Monday, the Minneapolis-based retail chain announced that 35-year company veteran Gregg Steinhafel had stepped down effective immediately.

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    6. America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

      America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

      As one-time corporate superpowers Enron and WorldCom collapsed like dominoes, James Kaplan grew tired of the routine spin on financial wrongdoing. Kaplan, director of proprietary ratings provider and investment adviser GMI Ratings, wanted to find a way to identify nefarious corporate behaviors and, at the same time, spotlight companies who abstained...

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