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    1. Two Founders of BlackBerry Weighing a Takeover Offer

      Two Founders of BlackBerry Weighing a Takeover Offer

      OTTAWA — The two men who founded the company that became BlackBerry may now try to save it.  In a regulatory filing on Thursday, Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin said that they were considering a bid for the 92 percent of the company that they do not own. They also said they had hired Goldman Sachs and Centerview Partners as advisers...

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    2. Activist investor Jana Partners reduces Agrium stake, pleased with changes

      Activist investor Jana Partners reduces Agrium stake, pleased with changes

      CALGARY – Jana Partners, the New York activist hedge fund that waged a proxy fight against Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU), says it has sold down its stake in the fertilizer giant. The fund will remain among Agrium’s biggest shareholders with a 2.7 per cent stake, down from its previous 7.6 per cent position...

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    3. Activist Pushes for Split of Darden Restaurants

      Activist Pushes for Split of Darden Restaurants

      An activist investor is hungry for change at Darden Restaurants Inc. DRI +7.11%.  Hedge fund Barington Capital Group LP, along with other investors, has taken a 2.8% stake in Darden, the owner of Olive Garden, Red Lobster and six other restaurant chains. The fund is pushing for Darden to form two separate companies, among other changes, according to people familiar with the matter...

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    4. Men's Wearhouse Board Rejects Unsolicited Offer from Jos. A. Bank

      Men's Wearhouse Board Rejects Unsolicited Offer from Jos. A. Bank

      FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) today announced that its Board of Directors, after careful evaluation with the assistance of its financial and legal advisors, has determined to reject an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Jos. A. Bank, which is subject to substantial debt and equity financing, due diligence and regulatory approval, to acquire Men's Wearhouse for $48.00 per share in cash. The Men's Wearhouse Board concluded that the proposal significantly undervalues Men's Wearhouse and its strong prospects for continued growth and value creation, and is not in the best interests ...

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    5. Icahn Gives Up Fight Over Dell Appraisal Rights

      Icahn Gives Up Fight Over Dell Appraisal Rights

      Carl C. Icahn is finally abandoning his battle against Dell‘s sale to its founder.  The billionaire investor disclosed on Friday — on Twitter, as is his bent these days — that he is forgoing his right to have the Delaware Court of Chancery appraise the value of his shares in the computer company...

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