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    2. HomeStreet Comes to Terms with Activist Investor

      HomeStreet Comes to Terms with Activist Investor
      After sparring for months with HomeStreet (NASDAQ: HMST ), Blue Lion Capital agrees to sell all of its 1,692,401 shares of HomeStreet common stock to the company for $31.16 per share. Per-share price represents a 5.9% premium to HomeStreet's closing price of $29.43 yesterday. Blue Lion agrees to certain standstill provisions for three years...
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    3. Activist Investor Elliott Turns Shopkeeper, With Eyes on Barnes & Noble and Majestic Wine

      Activist Investor Elliott Turns Shopkeeper, With Eyes on Barnes & Noble and Majestic Wine
      A s soon as bookseller Barnes Noble hoisted the for sale sign in October, hedge fund Elliott, best known for its adversarial approach to business, swooped in with an offer. Eight months later, it emerged the victor in the bidding war for the struggling US bookshop chain . The $683m (540m) deal, however, left industry bosses and rival hedge funds scratching their heads...
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    4. Third Point Sends Letter to United Technologies Corporation’s Board of Directors

      Third Point Sends Letter to United Technologies Corporation’s Board of Directors
      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Third Point LLC (Third Point) (LSE: TPOU), a global alternative investment firm managing approximately $15 billion in assets on behalf of public institutions, private entities and qualified individual clients, today sent a detailed letter to United Technologies Corporations (UTC) (NYSE: UTX) Board of Directors (the Board) laying out its concerns over UTCs proposed merger with Raytheon Company (Raytheon)...
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    5. United Tech Responds to Third Point Criticism of Planned Raytheon Deal

      United Tech Responds to Third Point Criticism of Planned Raytheon Deal
      United Technologies Corp. UTX, +1.06% said Friday it does not agree with a letter from hedge fund Third Point LLC released early Friday that questions the strategic rationale behind its proposed merger with Raytheon Co. RTN, -2.39% "While we welcome the opinions of all of our shareowners, we do not agree with the assertions and conclusions in the Third Point letter," the company said in a statement...
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    6. Bayer Seeks Glyphosate Litigation Advice as Elliott Reveals Stake

      Bayer Seeks Glyphosate Litigation Advice as Elliott Reveals Stake
      (Reuters) Chemicals giant Bayer, under pressure from activist shareholders, said on Wednesday it has hired an external lawyer to advise its supervisory board and has set up a committee to help resolve a multi-billion dollar glyphosate litigation issue. Bayer has seen its share price tumble in the wake of its $63 billion acquisition of Monsanto, which ...
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    7. 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 companys 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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    8. 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 ...
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    9. 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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    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 Hudsons Bay Co. But not just any change will do -- especially not the chairmans 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 Hudsons ...
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    1. This is fertile ground for activist investors.
      In Investors Push U.S. Shale Firms to Separate Executive Pay from Drilling
    2. Corporate constitutions in some European jurisdictions can make it more difficult to yield the right results for activist investors versus the U.S., but for Elliott they know the vagaries of European corporate laws and defense tactics very well.
      In U.S. Hedge Fund Elliott Amps up Campaigns in Europe
    3. We think that ValueAct are more serious than some activist investors but their interest is mainly in extracting what their name would imply: value.
      In Rolls Shareholders Split Over Activist Investor