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    1. Why Corporate Mergers of Equals Almost Never Work

      Why Corporate Mergers of Equals Almost Never Work

      Paris. Champagne. The Arc de Triomphe in the background. It was the perfect setting to announce an engagement. The $35-billion “merger of equals” between advertising giants Omnicom Group and French rival Publicis Groupe seemed richly blessed last July when chief  executives John Wren and Maurice Levy posed for photographs and [...]

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    2. Your Tax Dollars Pay for Walmart Execs’ Bonuses

      Your Tax Dollars Pay for Walmart Execs’ Bonuses

      From 2009 to 2014, Walmart awarded Michael Duke, its CEO until late last year, nearly $116 million in so-called performance pay — exercised stock options and other compensation that carried an added benefit: It was fully tax deductible, meaning the company got an added $40 million in federal tax breaks, according to a new report from tax-reform advocates at Americans for Tax Fairness and the ...

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    3. Five Lessons Board Directors Can Learn From Activist Investors

      Five Lessons Board Directors Can Learn From Activist Investors

      This article is by Sally Blount, dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a member of the board of Abbott Laboratories. The growing role of activist investors in Fortune 500 companies over the past decade has created a lot of stress and uncertainty. Some directors and chief [...]

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    4. A season of shareholder discontent: Annual meetings see fights over mega-salaries for CEOs

      A season of shareholder discontent: Annual meetings see fights over mega-salaries for CEOs

      The combined salaries of Chipotle's co-CEOs could pay for an order of 7.5 million burritos. The almost $50 million executive pay package proved to be something shareholders couldn't swallow. Nearly 77 percent of shareholders at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.'s annual meeting voted against the compensation package. While President Obama and ...

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    5. Why Executives Need To Learn To Embrace Their Shareholder Activists

      Why Executives Need To Learn To Embrace Their Shareholder Activists

      Shareholder activism is on the rise. Largely perceived as a US phenomenon in the past, today 9/10 global companies say shareholder activists are having an impact on their boardroom agenda. The general perception of activists is that they focus on cost reduction, freeing up cash or unlocking value through divestment; our [...]

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