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Attack of the Killer Shareholders Upends Cozy German Boardrooms


After seeing Thyssenkrupp AG lose a quarter of its value this year, shareholders got a welcome respite on Friday when the company’s stock shot up by more than 20 percent—the biggest gain ever. They can thank activist investors, who had long advocated a breakup of the German conglomerate, for the windfall...

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