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    1. Activist Investor Starboard Takes Stake in Dollar Tree, Seeks Changes

      Activist Investor Starboard Takes Stake in Dollar Tree, Seeks Changes

      Activist investor Starboard Value LP has taken a stake in Dollar Tree Inc. and is pushing the retailer to sell its Family Dollar business and tweak its pricing model, according to people familiar with the matter. The New York hedge fund has a 1.7% stake in Dollar Tree DLTR, +2.35% worth roughly $370 million and is also seeking majority control of the company’s 12-person board, the people said...

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    2. Carl Icahn to Oppose Dell’s Purchase of DVMT Tracking Shares

      Carl Icahn to Oppose Dell’s Purchase of DVMT Tracking Shares

      Carl Icahn is gearing up for another battle with Michael Dell. The activist investor, who fought Dell when he took his namesake computer company private in 2013, will challenge plans to take it public again. Icahn on Monday disclosed that he has boosted his stake in shares that track Dell Technologies Inc.’s DVMT, +3.01% interest in VMware Inc. VMW, +4.42% to 8.3%...

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    3. Marijuana Company Pressed to Make Deal by Activist Investor

      Marijuana Company Pressed to Make Deal by Activist Investor

      Hexo Corp. has drawn interest from an occasional activist investor, who fears the Canadian marijuana company will miss out on a frenzy of deal making in the budding industry. New York-based Riposte Capital LLC, Hexo’s second-largest shareholder with a roughly 2.5% stake, plans to urge the company to explore strategic alternatives and take advantage of the cannabis sector’s rapid growth, according to people familiar with the matter...

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    4. Campbell Soup to Abandon Fresh-Food Focus

      Campbell Soup to Abandon Fresh-Food Focus

      Campbell Soup Co. plans to sell its international operations and refrigerated-foods business, abandoning efforts to become a more fresh-oriented company and leaving the door open to a full sale. Campbell plans to divest the two businesses, which bring in $2.1 billion in annual revenue under brands including Bolthouse Farms, Arnott's and Kelsen, according to people familiar with the matter. An announcement could come as soon as Thursday morning...

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    5. Activist Elliott Management to Push Nielsen Holdings to Sell

      Activist Elliott Management to Push Nielsen Holdings to Sell

      Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. has taken a big stake in Nielsen Holdings PLC and plans to push the TV-ratings company to sell itself. The New York hedge fund owns more than 8% of Nielsen, worth at least $640 million, people familiar with the matter said Sunday. Elliott, which has been launching campaigns at a blistering pace this year, could unveil the new effort as soon as Monday. Multiple...

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    6. Carl Icahn Said Unlikely to Lobby Dell to Sweeten VMware Deal

      Carl Icahn Said Unlikely to Lobby Dell to Sweeten VMware Deal

      A profit of about $200 million could be enough to get Carl Icahn to stop fighting Michael Dell. Icahn is unlikely to push Dell Technologies Inc. to sweeten its deal to buy back shares that track Dell’s interest in VMware Inc. VMW, -1.02% , after reaping a paper profit of around $200 million on the tracking stock and VMware’s publicly traded shares, according to people familiar with the matter...

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