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    1. Hedge Fund Marcato Will Fight Against Acreage's Sale to Canopy Growth

      Hedge Fund Marcato Will Fight Against Acreage's Sale to Canopy Growth
      • Activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management says it will vote against marijuana retailer Acreage Holdings' landmark sale to Canopy Growth.
      • Canopy Growth paid $300 million in April for the right to buy Acreage Holdings pending the federal legalization of marijuana in the US.
      • The shareholder vote is expected to happen in June...
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    2. Hudson’s Bay Looks to Put Troubled Lord & Taylor on the Block

      Hudson’s Bay Looks to Put Troubled Lord & Taylor on the Block

      The retailer said Monday that it is pursuing ‘strategic alternatives’ for the U.S. chain as part of its strategy to focus on bigger opportunities Hudson’s Bay Co. is considering selling its troubled U.S. Lord & Taylor department-store chain. The Toronto-based retailer, whose chains include its namesake and Saks Fifth Avenue, said on Monday it is pursuing “strategic alternatives” for Lord & Taylor, among them a possible sale or merger as part of its strategy to focus on its biggest opportunities...

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    3. Velan Delivers Letter to the Board of Progenics Pharmaceuticals

      Velan Delivers Letter to the Board of Progenics Pharmaceuticals

      ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Velan Capital, L.P. (together with its affiliates, "Velan"), one of the largest stockholders of Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the "Company")(NASDAQ: PGNX), today announced that it has delivered a letter to the Board of Directors (the "Board") of the Company expressing its concerns with the Company's persistent underperformance and poor corporate governance practices and stating its intent to hold certain members of the Board accountable at the Company's 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders...

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    4. Carl Icahn Takes Small Stake in Occidental Petroleum, Amid Bidding War for Anadarko

      Carl Icahn Takes Small Stake in Occidental Petroleum, Amid Bidding War for Anadarko

      Activist investor Carl Icahn has taken a small stake in Occidental Petroleum, people close to the matter told CNBC on Friday. The company is in the middle of a rare bidding war for Anadarko Petroleum, having bid $38 billion for its smaller rival. Chevron had previously bid $33 billion for Anadarko. Shares of Occidental jumped 2% in extended trading Friday, immediately following the news...

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    5. Hudbay Minerals Reaches Settlement with Investor on Board Composition

      Hudbay Minerals Reaches Settlement with Investor on Board Composition

      TORONTO - Hudbay Minerals Inc. says it has reached a settlement agreement with an activist investor that wanted changes to company leadership. The Toronto-based miner says it has agreed with Waterton Global Resource Management on a slate of 11 board of director candidates for the company's May 7 annual meeting. The slate includes seven incumbent directors, one Hudbay nominee, one shared nominee and two Waterton nominees...

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    6. Armstrong Flooring Appoints Board Chair Larry McWilliams Interim CEO

      Armstrong Flooring Appoints Board Chair Larry McWilliams Interim CEO

      LANCASTER, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2019--Armstrong Flooring, Inc., (NYSE:AFI) North America’s largest producer of resilient flooring products, today announced that its board of directors and Donald R. Maier, President and Chief Executive Officer, have mutually agreed that Mr. Maier would step down as CEO, effective immediately...

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    7. Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway is Buying up Shares of Amazon, Hours Before its Big Annual Shareholders' Meeting

      Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway is Buying up Shares of Amazon, Hours Before its Big Annual Shareholders' Meeting
      • Berkshire Hathaway has bought shares of Amazon, according to a CNBC report on Thursday.
      • Warren Buffett, Berkshire's chairman and CEO, did not directly purchase the Amazon shares himself.
      • "Yeah, I've been a fan, and I've been an idiot for not buying," Buffett said according to CNBC, referring to Amazon shares. "But I want you to know it's no personality changes taking place."...
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    8. Dan Loeb's Third Point Builds Position in PG&E's Debt

      Dan Loeb's Third Point Builds Position in PG&E's Debt

      (Bloomberg) -- Dan Loeb’s Third Point has built a sizable position in the debt of embattled California utility PG&E Corp., according to a person familiar with the matter. The New York-based hedge fund listed PG&E as its fifth-largest investment in its monthly letter to investors, according to a copy of a letter reviewed by Bloomberg...

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    9. Activist Investor Says He’ll Likely Lose His Bid to Get on Barclays' Board - But Will Still be Thorn in Management’s Side

      Activist Investor Says He’ll Likely Lose His Bid to Get on Barclays' Board - But Will Still be Thorn in Management’s Side
      • Activist investor Edward Bramson believes he will fail in his attempt to gain a seat on the board of Barclays.
      • Bramson told reporters that he would likely be unsuccessful in his bid to shake up the bank's management with his move set to be rejected.
      • The 5.5% shareholder is keen to shake up Barclays' investment banking operation but conceded that it could be maintained while also making it a worthwhile investment for shareholders, at the bank's AGM Thursday...
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    10. Barclays Bats off Bramson as Activist Investor Concedes Defeat

      Barclays Bats off Bramson as Activist Investor Concedes Defeat

      Barclays has scored a victory against activist investor Edward Bramson, who has conceded defeat in his attempt to gain a seat on the British bank’s board. Mr Bramson – whose investment vehicle Sherborne Investors owns a 5.5% stake in Barclays – had been trying to muscle his way on to the top table, while also calling on the lender to curtail its investment arm and increase returns for investors...

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    11. Boeing's CEO is Beefing up his Legal Team as it Braces for 737 Max Crash Lawsuits

      Boeing's CEO is Beefing up his Legal Team as it Braces for 737 Max Crash Lawsuits
      • Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg is getting a dedicated legal advisor.
      • Boeing has promoted general counsel and former federal judge J. Michael Luttig to the newly-created role of counselor and senior advisor to Muilenburg on Wednesday.
      • Luttig will be responsible for managing the legal issues stemming from the two fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia...
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    12. The Compensation Committee Agenda for 2019

      The Compensation Committee Agenda for 2019

      Pearl Meyer’s annual “Top Five” publication provides a roadmap for boards that are seeking to get ahead of emerging issues. More than ever, we are seeing the compensation committee’s scope of influence expand, while much attention is being paid to how directors themselves are compensated. Measuring and rewarding performance—both financial and non-financial—based on the specific goals of each company continues to be a complicated endeavor. Meanwhile, decisions must be made within a complex and uncertain business and geopolitical environment...

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    13. BlackRock to Vote in Favor of Persimmon Pay Report

      BlackRock to Vote in Favor of Persimmon Pay Report

      (Reuters) - Persimmon looks set to avoid another backlash over executive pay after its largest shareholder BlackRock voted in support of the housebuilder's remuneration report, Sky News reported on Wednesday. The report said BlackRock has backed Persimmon's board ahead of an annual general meeting on Wednesday at which shareholders will vote on the remuneration report, which disclosed that new Chief Executive Dave Jenkinson was paid‎ almost 25 million pounds ($32.67 million) last year...

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    14. Apple’s $75-Billion Buyback Plan Fuels Debate

      Apple’s $75-Billion Buyback Plan Fuels Debate

      SAN FRANCISCO—Shortly after Apple used a new tax law last year to bring back most of the $252 billion (U.S.) it had held abroad, the company said it would buy back $100 billion of its stock. On Tuesday, Apple announced its plans for another major chunk of the money: It will buy back a further $75 billion in stock. Apple has announced its plans for another major chunk of the money: It will buy back a further $75 billion in stock...

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