1. Starboard Directors Pledge to Buy $25 Million of Newell Brands Stock if Board is Replaced

    Starboard Directors Pledge to Buy $25 Million of Newell Brands Stock if Board is Replaced

    Activist shareholder Starboard Value LP said Wednesday that three of the directors nominated to the board of consumer brand company Newell Brands Inc. NWL, -1.35% have pledged to purchase $25 million of Newell stock with their own money if Starboard succeeds in its aim of replacing the Newell boards. Starboard and other participants in its solicitation own about 4.5% of Newell, which owns brands including Rubbermaid, Papermate and Elmer's...

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