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    1. Elliott Pushes Japan's Unizo to Accept $1.6 Billion Blackstone Bid

      Elliott Pushes Japan's Unizo to Accept $1.6 Billion Blackstone Bid

      TOKYO (Reuters) - Unizo Holdings' top shareholder Elliott Management pushed the Japan hotel operator to accept a $1.6 billion tender offer from Blackstone Group, warning it would take "all available measures" if it fails to do its "fiduciary duty". Activist investor Elliott's warning comes after Unizo had previously rebuffed an offer from Blackstone. The buyout group this week ratcheted up its pursuit of the company by launching the buyout offer, to which Unizo is still deciding its response...

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    2. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Made $42.9 Million in its Last Fiscal Year — up 65% From the Year Before

      Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Made $42.9 Million in its Last Fiscal Year — up 65% From the Year Before
      • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's pay during the company's most recent fiscal year is up 65 percent to $42.9 million.
      • A big part of Nadella's higher compensation includes stock awards related to Microsoft's increasing market cap.
      • Nadella made 249 times more than the company's median employee in fiscal year 2019....
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    3. Voce Comments on SEC Investigation at Argo

      Voce Comments on SEC Investigation at Argo

      Voce Capital Management LLC ("Voce"), the beneficial owner of approximately 5.4% of the shares of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) ("Argo" or the "Company"), today commented on Argo's recent disclosure of an ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC ( News - Alert )") investigation at Argo related to executive compensation and benefits and associated disclosure issues: "Earlier this year Voce published a detailed case demonstrating that a culture of indulgence, entrenchment and failed oversight has plagued Argo under the aegis of the ...

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    4. Hudson Executive Capital to Nominate Directors to Board of USA Technologies

      Hudson Executive Capital to Nominate Directors to Board of USA Technologies

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hudson Executive Capital LP (“Hudson Executive” or “HEC”), a New York-based investment firm that beneficially owns approximately 16% of USA Technologies, Inc. (“USAT” or the “Company”) (OTC: USAT) common stock, today issued a letter to shareholders highlighting the USAT Board of Directors’ numerous value-destructive actions and lack of management qualifications or accountability...

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    5. SAP Reverts to Co-CEOs as McDermott Steps Down

      SAP Reverts to Co-CEOs as McDermott Steps Down

      Bill McDermott stood down today after a decade building up SAP as the world's leading enterprise software company. He will hand the task of completing its transition to cloud computing to new co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein. SAP announced the management overhaul, with immediate effect, after rushing out third-quarter results that showed it gaining traction in its drive to offer a more streamlined range of services and boost profitability...

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    6. U.S. Presidential Candidate Warren Calls on AT&T to Reject Plan She Says Will Cost Jobs

      U.S. Presidential Candidate Warren Calls on AT&T to Reject Plan She Says Will Cost Jobs

      (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on AT&T Inc to reject an activist investor plan she said would lead to job cuts, staking out a different position than President Donald Trump who has cheered the investor's involvement. In a Twitter post on Thursday, Warren said she sided with union workers at ...

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    7. Progenics Inked a Merger to Avoid Negotiating a Proxy War. One Activist Still Wants to Fight

      Progenics Inked a Merger to Avoid Negotiating a Proxy War. One Activist Still Wants to Fight

      Locked in a proxy tussle with activist investor Velan Capital, Progenics Pharmaceuticals danced a sidestep, inking a merger deal with another company rather than negotiate with its board challengers. But now, Velan says it's not giving up the fight—and the proposed merger has joined its list of grievances...

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    8. Argo Group Under SEC Scrutiny Over Executives Compensation

      Argo Group Under SEC Scrutiny Over Executives Compensation

      Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. has been subpoenaed by U.S. securities regulators about perks for its executives and is conducting an internal review. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking documents focused on Argo’s disclosures about executive compensation, the company said in response to inquiries from Bloomberg News. Its independent directors are conducting a review of its governance and compensation matters, the company said...

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    9. Special Report: Index Funds Invest Trillions But Rarely Challenge Management

      Special Report: Index Funds Invest Trillions But Rarely Challenge Management

      (Reuters) - Index funds now control half the U.S. stock mutual fund market, giving the biggest funds enormous power to influence decisions and demand better returns at the companies in which they invest trillions of dollars. But the leading U.S. index fund firms, BlackRock Inc, Vanguard Group and State Street Corp, rarely use that clout...

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    10. WeWork is Reportedly Seeking a $4 Billion Lifeline from SoftBank and JPMorgan

      WeWork is Reportedly Seeking a $4 Billion Lifeline from SoftBank and JPMorgan

       WeWork is reportedly seeking a $4 billion lifeline from SoftBank and JPMorgan.

      • The shared workspace group is in talks with its largest investor for a $1 billion injection, which it hopes to parlay into a $3 billion debt deal with the bank, according to Reuters.
      • WeWork is hoping to secure the funds as early as next week, when it expects to outline planned job cuts and asset sales to employees, Reuters reported...
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