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    2. L Brands: In Corporate Governance Agreement With Barington Capital

      L Brands: In Corporate Governance Agreement With Barington Capital
      L Brands has reached an agreement about its board with activist investor Barington Capital, and has agreed to make governance enhancements. The parent company of Victoria's Secret and Bath Body Works will nominate Anne Sheehan, former head of corporate governance for the California State Teachers' Retirement System, to its board, along with former JPMorgan Chase Co. (JPM) executive Sarah E. Nash...
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    3. Hudbay Minerals: Activist Investor Sues Hudbay Minerals Over Regulatory Filings Ahead of Meeting

      Hudbay Minerals: Activist Investor Sues Hudbay Minerals Over Regulatory Filings Ahead of Meeting
      TORONTO An activist investor has launched a legal suit against Hudbay Minerals Inc. over the way it's been represented in company filings. Waterton Global Resources, which owns about 12 per cent of Hudbay stock, has accused Hudbay of making "inflammatory and inaccurate aspersions" against it in an information circular ahead of the company's May 7 special and annual meeting...
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    4. Activist Investor Jeff Smith: There is a 'Huge' Value Opportunity in Cerner

      Activist Investor Jeff Smith: There is a 'Huge' Value Opportunity in Cerner
      Shares of Cerner are up 20% this year but the medical records company can still rise much further as it is still cheap, activist investor Jeff Smith said Tuesday. Smith, the CEO of Starboard Value, told CNBC's David Faber the company can expand its operating margins by about 3.5% if it meets certain targets the activist investor helped Cerner implement. "The market is not giving them credit for ...
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    5. Activist Group Withdraws Resolution Challenging Shell Climate Policy

      Activist Group Withdraws Resolution Challenging Shell Climate Policy
      LONDON (Reuters) - An activist group said it has withdrawn a shareholder resolution calling on Royal Dutch Shell to change its climate policy after the oil and gas company reached a broad agreement with investors on the issue. The Anglo-Dutch energy company drew rare praise from investors and environmental activists in December when it set out plans to introduce industry-leading targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and link them to executive ...
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    6. Can Activist Investors Clean House at Bed Bath & Beyond?

      Can Activist Investors Clean House at Bed Bath & Beyond?
      The usual modus operandi of the activist investor is simple: Locate a company that's being poorly run, figure out what it could be doing better to "unlock its value," and then leverage a stake in the company to convince management to try that strategy. Last week, three activist investing firms got together to take matters up a notch with Bed Bath Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) . The opening step of their ...
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    7. Detour Gold Names Michael McMullen as New CEO After Paulson-Led Proxy Battle

      Detour Gold Names Michael McMullen as New CEO After Paulson-Led Proxy Battle
      The company says McMullen will come on as chief executive and director on May 1, pending his authorization to work in Canada Detour Gold Corp. has named a new CEO after an activist investor helped push for a leadership shake-up last year. The company says Michael McMullen will come on as chief executive and director on May 1, pending his authorization to work in Canada...
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    8. Elliott Hikes Stake in German 3D Printer SLM Solutions to 29 Percent

      Elliott Hikes Stake in German 3D Printer SLM Solutions to 29 Percent
      FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott has hiked its stake in German 3D printing firm SLM Solutions to 29.8 percent and is bringing in new supervisory board members following a series of profit warnings and a slump in the company's share price. SLM said in a statement on Thursday that Elliott would acquire all new shares from a capital increase, priced at 7.23 euros (6.2) a share ...
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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