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    1. BlackRock Is Sick of Excuses for Corporate Boards Lacking Women

      BlackRock Is Sick of Excuses for Corporate Boards Lacking Women

      (Bloomberg) -- BlackRock Inc. isn’t buying excuses from companies that say they can’t find women to fill diverse slots on boards. The world’s biggest asset manager earlier this year sent letters to companies in the Russell 1000 index with fewer than two women on their boards, asking them to explain their lack of progress. Some of the responses were surprising, said Michelle Edkins, the firm’s global head of stewardship...

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    2. LifePoint Board OK with $120 Million Pay Plan Despite Shareholder Rejection

      LifePoint Board OK with $120 Million Pay Plan Despite Shareholder Rejection

      LifePoint Health's board of directors is plowing ahead with a $120 million golden parachute plan for four top executives ahead of the company's sale, despite overwhelming opposition from shareholders.The board itself, which will disband when the deal goes through, is getting more than $11.3 million, not counting the company's chairman and CEO's take, as part of the sale.The payouts are raising eyebrows in the investment community given they total more than the company's 2017 net income. Analysts, attorneys and others who follow the industry say the ...

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    3. McKesson: Longtime McKesson CEO to Step Down

      McKesson: Longtime McKesson CEO to Step Down

      McKesson Corp. said its longtime Chairman and Chief Executive John H. Hammergren will retire next year, capping a 17-year reign in which he helped build one of the country's largest pharmaceutical wholesalers despite weathering shareholder criticism over his compensation and handling of the opioid crisis. Mr. Hammergren, 59 years old, will step down April 1 of next year and will be succeeded as CEO by Brian Tyler, the company's current president and chief operating officer...

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    4. A $774 Billion Investment Giant is Ramping Up Calls for a Tesla Board Shakeup — One That Goes far Beyond What the SEC Wants

      A $774 Billion Investment Giant is Ramping Up Calls for a Tesla Board Shakeup — One That Goes far Beyond What the SEC Wants
      • Tesla has until the end of November to add two independent directors to its board, as per a $40 million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
      • CtW Investments and elected officials from three states are urging the company to go above and beyond the legal requirements in order to protect investors.
      • Five of Tesla's eight directors currently have close ties to CEO Elon Musk, the letter says, despite meeting the legal requirements for independence...
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    5. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Says Within The next 5 Years all Investors will Measure a Company's Impact on Society, Government, and the Environment to Determine its Worth

      BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Says Within The next 5 Years all Investors will Measure a Company's Impact on Society, Government, and the Environment to Determine its Worth
      • BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said at the New York Times Dealbook Conference on Thursday that within five years, all investors will be using ESG (environmental, social, and governance) metrics.
      • In January, Fink wrote in his annual letter to CEOs that all companies must outline their purpose.
      • Fink explained his prediction is based on a demand from consumers and employees...
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    6. Dan Loeb's Third Point Funds Slump in October as Markets Tumble

      Dan Loeb's Third Point Funds Slump in October as Markets Tumble

      (Bloomberg) -- Dan Loeb’s Third Point posted losses in its funds last month, joining an array of firms that struggled in October’s market rout. The Third Point Offshore Fund dropped 6.9 percent last month, bringing its loss this year to 6.3 percent, according to an investor letter seen by Bloomberg News. The firm’s Third Point Partners LP fund also fell by a similar magnitude, bringing its loss for the year to 5.9 percent...

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    7. Barclays lines up Rothschild Veteran Higgins as Next Chairman

      Barclays lines up Rothschild Veteran Higgins as Next Chairman

      Barclays is lining up a veteran of the Rothschild banking dynasty as its next chairman, an appointment that would transfer one of the plum jobs in British business during a period of growing pressure from an activist shareholder. Sky News can exclusively reveal that Nigel Higgins, who is the deputy chairman of Rothschild‎ & Co, has been identified by Barclays' board as the frontrunner to succeed John McFarlane following a six-month search...

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    8. Deutsche Bank Draws Activist Investment From Former JPMorgan Finance Chief

      Deutsche Bank Draws Activist Investment From Former JPMorgan Finance Chief

      A New York-based activist hedge fund has taken a stake in Deutsche Bank AG, betting the German lender's new chief executive can revive its sagging profits by pursuing a turnaround strategy investors so far have found unconvincing. Hudson Executive Capital LP, led by former JPMorgan Chase & Co. finance chief Douglas Braunstein, said it has built about a 3.1% stake in Deutsche Bank common shares...

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    9. Percentage of Women Appointed to Tech Boards Stays Stagnant for 20 Years

      Percentage of Women Appointed to Tech Boards Stays Stagnant for 20 Years

      The percentage of women on the boards of technology firms has not changed for the last 20 years, with the gap between men and women on boards growing Business Editor Follow: The percentage of women recruited to tech company boards has remained relatively unchanged over the past 20 years, according to a report by Tech Nation...

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    10. BHP Billiton to Return $10.4B to Shareholders

      BHP Billiton to Return $10.4B to Shareholders

      SYDNEY -- BHP Billiton Ltd., the world's biggest mining company by market value, said it would return $10.4 billion to shareholders via a stock buyback and special dividend. The move comes after completing the sale of its U.S. onshore oil and natural gas assets. BHP -- which has faced pressure from activist investor Elliott Management Corp. to improve returns -- said the latest outlays would bring the total cash handed back to shareholders over the past two years to $21 billion...

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    11. Rite Aid: Investors Vote 5-1 Against $3M Bonus for CEO Whose Deals Failed

      Rite Aid: Investors Vote 5-1 Against $3M Bonus for CEO Whose Deals Failed

      Shares of Rite Aid, the Camp Hill, Pa. -based drugstore chain, rose 3 cents to $1.08 in trading Tuesday after 84 percent of shareholders voted against the company's proposed executive pay package including a $3 million bonus for chief executive John T. Standley , according to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters labor union, which represents some Rite Aid workers and holds shares in the struggling company...

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