1. Activist Bramson's Unlikely Barclays Board Seat Bid Sharpens Scrutiny of Bank

    Activist Bramson's Unlikely Barclays Board Seat Bid Sharpens Scrutiny of Bank

    (Reuters) - Activist investor Edward Bramson's bid to join the Barclays board is destined to fail, shareholders told Reuters, though he has sharpened scrutiny of its investment banking strategy that Bramson argues has depressed profitability...

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    1. The onus is now on the Barclays management team to convince the market that their plan is the best way forward.
    2. I think having been rebuffed by asking the board for a seat he was always likely to take it to shareholders, but that doesn't mean that he isn't playing a game.
    3. I can't see any good reason why we would support his resolution.
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