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    1. BREAKING NEWS: Activist Carl Icahn Gains Control of Board in Proxy Fight at SandRidge Energy

      BREAKING NEWS:  Activist Carl Icahn Gains Control of Board in Proxy Fight at SandRidge Energy

      (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday won a battle for control of SandRidge Energy, winning at least four of seven seats on the board of the U.S. shale producer that he wants to sell. FILE PHOTO: Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New York, U.S., February 11, 2014...

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    2. Elliott Raises Stake in Germany's GEA to Over 5 Percent

      Elliott Raises Stake in Germany's GEA to Over 5 Percent

      FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Activist shareholder Elliott has raised its stake in German food processing equipment maker GEA Group ( G1AG.DE ) to 5.03 percent from 3.01 percent as of June 12, a regulatory filing by GEA showed on Monday. Elliott’s holding rose above 3 percent in October. Reporting by Maria Sheahan; Editing by Edward Taylor...

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    3. World's Top Wealth Fund Backs Activist Proposals at Facebook Meeting

      World's Top Wealth Fund Backs Activist Proposals at Facebook Meeting

      OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund backed a wide range of activist shareholder proposals at Facebook’s annual meeting on Thursday, including a measure to improve the company’s oversight of questionable content, the fund’s voting record showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front of the Facebook logo, in this illustration taken October 25, 2017...

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    4. Arca Capital Urges AmTrust Shareholders to Vote Against Go-Private Plan

      Arca Capital Urges AmTrust Shareholders to Vote Against Go-Private Plan

      (Reuters) - Arca Capital, one of the largest shareholders in AmTrust Financial, on Wednesday urged other investors to vote against the U.S. insurer’s plans to go private, citing “absurdly low valuation” of $13.50 per share. The Czech-based investment company follows activist investor Carl Icahn in opposing the proposed privatization transaction...

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    5. SandRidge Says Icahn Seeking Control Without Paying Premium

      SandRidge Says Icahn Seeking Control Without Paying Premium

      (Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc said on Tuesday activist investor Carl Icahn is seeking to gain control of the oil and natural producer without paying an appropriate premium or participating in a competitive process. Icahn is looking to replace SandRidge’s board and added two more nominees to his slate after the company expanded the board...

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    6. Proxy Adviser Glass Lewis Opposes Tesla Board Renominations

      Proxy Adviser Glass Lewis Opposes Tesla Board Renominations

      May 15 (Reuters) - Criticism mounted over Tesla Inc board’s move to renominate three directors, including CEO Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal Musk, with proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co on Tuesday opposing their re-election and seeking appointment of an independent chairman. Glass Lewis & Co said Tesla shareholders should vote against lead independent director Antonio Gracias, Kimbal Musk and James Murdoch, chief executive of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.. .

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    7. U.S. Hedge Fund Elliott Amps up Campaigns in Europe

      U.S. Hedge Fund Elliott Amps up Campaigns in Europe

      May 3 (Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund Elliott is stepping up its activities in Europe, a Reuters review of data shows, as it sees more opportunities to unlock value for shareholders by pushing through management changes, company break-ups and merger deals. Filings with regulators show that eight of Paul Elliott Singer’s activist fund’s 15 ...

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    8. Tesla Speeding Toward Capital Raise Crunch Time

      Tesla Speeding Toward Capital Raise Crunch Time

      NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Tesla is speeding toward capital-raise crunch time. The electric-car maker on Wednesday reported a loss of $710 million in the first three months of the year. It also experienced a slew of other problems, including annoying a regulator after disclosing information about a fatal crash and losing more key staff. A Tesla Supercharger station is shown in Cabazon, California, U.S. May 18, 2016...

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    9. Meyer Burger Shareholders Symbolically Reject Pay Plan

      Meyer Burger Shareholders Symbolically Reject Pay Plan

      ZURICH, May 2 (Reuters) - Meyer Burger’s shareholders dealt its directors an embarrassing blow on Wednesday when they rejected the loss-making Swiss technology company’s salary plans for 2017. Shareholders in Switzerland have a right to vote on executive pay under changes introduced in 2013, but although such rejections are rare Meyer Burger’s pay plan will still go ahead because its vote was non-binding...

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