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    1. Lululemon Flexes Its Muscles in CEO Audition

      Lululemon Flexes Its Muscles in CEO Audition

      Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s chairman, Glenn Murphy, joked on the company’s earnings conference call Thursday evening that you could laminate its latest results because they were so strong.

      And Murphy is right: The athletic-apparel retailer showed itself to be in prime shape in the first quarter. Its comparable sales increased a whopping 20 percent over a year earlier, or 19 percent on a currency-adjusted basis...

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    2. Now that Ironwood's Spinning off R&D, Activist Alex Denner is Easing Up

      Now that Ironwood's Spinning off R&D, Activist Alex Denner is Easing Up

      Activist investor Sarissa Capital said it would support Ironwood's board in light of its recently announced move to spin off most of its R&D unit. (Pixabay) Ironwood’s activist investor likes what it’s seen recently from the drugmaker—so much so that it held off on pushing for a spot on the company's board....

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    3. World's Top Wealth Fund Backs Activist Proposals at Facebook Meeting

      World's Top Wealth Fund Backs Activist Proposals at Facebook Meeting

      OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund backed a wide range of activist shareholder proposals at Facebook’s annual meeting on Thursday, including a measure to improve the company’s oversight of questionable content, the fund’s voting record showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front of the Facebook logo, in this illustration taken October 25, 2017...

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    4. Activist Investors Go After a German industrial Icon - Steeling itself

      Activist Investors Go After a German industrial Icon - Steeling itself

      FEW industrial scenes offer the drama of a steelworks in full flow. Perched high in a cabin, a technician guides a bucket the size of a house to send 250 tons of lava-like molten metal into a vast crucible. As a roar echoes across a gargantuan hall, a pile of scrap slides into the mixture. Plumes of illuminated smoke rise. Sparks like giant fireflies tumble down. ThyssenKrupp’s steelmaking plant in Duisburg makes 30,000 tons of the metal daily...

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    5. Glass Lewis Recommends Acacia Research Stockholders Support Sidus' Case for Change by Voting the BLUE Proxy Card

      Glass Lewis Recommends Acacia Research Stockholders Support Sidus' Case for Change by Voting the BLUE Proxy Card

      NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidus Investment Management, LLC and BLR Partners LP (together, "Sidus," "we" or "us"), collectively one of the largest stockholders of Acacia Research Corporation ("Acacia" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ACTG), announced today that proxy advisory firm Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis") has recommended that stockholders of Acacia support the election of Alfred V. Tobia Jr. to Acacia's Board of Directors (the "Board") at the upcoming 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "2018 Annual Meeting"), scheduled to be held on June 14, 2018. Glass Lewis is one of the leading independent proxy advisory firms ...

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    6. U.S. Activist Investor Takes Stake in Olympus

      U.S. Activist Investor Takes Stake in Olympus

      S ValueAct Capital Management LP made its first foray in Japan by taking a 5% stake in medical-device maker Olympus Corp. OCPNY 0.42% , the latest example of U.S.-based activist shareholders playing a bigger role in Asia. The ValueAct investment represents a bet that Olympus has room to increase its profit and win a higher valuation from investors...

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    7. Arca Capital Urges AmTrust Shareholders to Vote Against Go-Private Plan

      Arca Capital Urges AmTrust Shareholders to Vote Against Go-Private Plan

      (Reuters) - Arca Capital, one of the largest shareholders in AmTrust Financial, on Wednesday urged other investors to vote against the U.S. insurer’s plans to go private, citing “absurdly low valuation” of $13.50 per share. The Czech-based investment company follows activist investor Carl Icahn in opposing the proposed privatization transaction...

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    8. Activist Investor Nominates Six Executives to Supervalu's Board

      Activist Investor Nominates Six Executives to Supervalu's Board

      The activist investor seeking strategic changes at Supervalu Inc. on Tuesday nominated six outside directors to be voted on by shareholders at the company’s annual meeting. The move by Blackwells Capital LLC is the most aggressive yet since it revealed last fall that it had taken a sizable stake in the Eden Prairie-based grocery wholesaler and retailer, whose chains include Cub Foods, market leader in the Twin Cities...

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    9. Redstones' NAI Says It Is No Longer Seeking CBS-Viacom Merger

      Redstones' NAI Says It Is No Longer Seeking CBS-Viacom Merger

      (Bloomberg) -- CBS Corp.’s controlling shareholder said it was no longer interested in merging the media company with Viacom Inc., even before CBS filed a lawsuit to fend off a deal. Officials of a company owned by billionaire Sumner Redstone and his family told Viacom directors earlier this month that their interest had waned in merging the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount Studios with the U.S.’s most-watched TV network in prime time, according to a suit filed Tuesday by National Amusements Inc. NAI didn’t “intend to force a CBS/Viacom merger, whether by removing and ...

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    10. SandRidge Says Icahn Seeking Control Without Paying Premium

      SandRidge Says Icahn Seeking Control Without Paying Premium

      (Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc said on Tuesday activist investor Carl Icahn is seeking to gain control of the oil and natural producer without paying an appropriate premium or participating in a competitive process. Icahn is looking to replace SandRidge’s board and added two more nominees to his slate after the company expanded the board...

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    11. Mega-Mergers are Surging at a Record Pace — and History Warns a Market Crash is Looming

      Mega-Mergers are Surging at a Record Pace — and History Warns a Market Crash is Looming
      • Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is off to a record start in 2018, with more than $2 trillion in deals announced through May 21.
      • While that may seem like a positive on the surface, many pundits across Wall Street have warned it's a late-cycle signal.

      There's an old adage that says it's possible to have too much of a good thing. And unfortunately for investors, there's a growing faction of experts who see such a scenario playing out in markets...

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