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    1. Here’s One Way to Tell if a Company is Overpaying its CEO

      Here’s One Way to Tell if a Company is Overpaying its CEO

      U.S. companies that use nonstandard numbers to calculate executive compensation are overpaying their top managers, according to a new research report. The working paper, “High Non-GAAP Earnings Predict Abnormally High CEO Pay,” by Nicholas Guest of Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and S.P...

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    2. Unicorns Aren't That Rare Anymore, and Shareholders are Demanding More Control

      Unicorns Aren't That Rare Anymore, and Shareholders are Demanding More Control

      More and more unicorns are galloping toward the stock exchanges, and it isn't always a smooth ride. Short-term volatility may be typical, as Lyft ( LYFT shareholders learned last week in the stock's first full week of trading. But there are deeper tensions beneath the surface, and their implications for investors are coming more clearly into focus...

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    3. Carlos Ghosn Casts a Dark Shadow Over Corporate Japan

      Carlos Ghosn Casts a Dark Shadow Over Corporate Japan

      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Activist investors are circling Japan Inc., creating momentum for change in the country’s boardrooms. While you’d hope that the Carlos Ghosn saga would help in that effort, it may in fact slow things down. The latest episode in Ghosn’s downfall came on Monday, as shareholders in Nissan Motor Co. voted to remove him as a director...

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    4. Review and Analysis of 2018 U.S. Shareholder Activism

      Review and Analysis of 2018 U.S. Shareholder Activism

      On the surface, the 2018 activism data is largely consistent with 2017, but with an uptick in overall activity. The amount of capital invested in new activist positions in 2018 was up approximately $2.5 billion from 2017, and activists won more board seats in 2018 than in 2017, mostly through settlements. Although several well-known activists (including Third Point, Pershing Square and Greenlight Capital) announced disappointing investment results in 2018, and the industry experienced negative net asset flows overall, activist funds continue to attract substantial new capital...

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    5. How These Corporations Are Shrinking The Pay Gap And Making Equal Pay Real

      How These Corporations Are Shrinking The Pay Gap And Making Equal Pay Real

      While the shift is small, growing data suggests that the gender pay gap in the United States is shrinking for some women. I talked to executives from Starbucks, McAfee and Credit Karma to find out how they and other industry leaders are making equal pay and role-based compensation a new reality...

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    6. Can Activist Investors Clean House at Bed Bath & Beyond?

      Can Activist Investors Clean House at Bed Bath & Beyond?

      The usual modus operandi of the activist investor is simple: Locate a company that's being poorly run, figure out what it could be doing better to "unlock its value," and then leverage a stake in the company to convince management to try that strategy. Last week, three activist investing firms got together to take matters up a notch with Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) . The opening step of their plan is to replace the CEO and the entire board of directors. The stock, in response, shot up 25%...

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    7. General Electric: A Financially Absent Board

      General Electric: A Financially Absent Board

      General Electric (GE) shareholders have or will soon begin seeing the company’s annual report and proxy statement appear in their mailboxes. The company’s financial travails – which have been extensively discussed in this forum as well as across the financial press – will of course be reflected in the company’s reported results...

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