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    1. Hedge fund Marcato Recommends Overhaul to Double Deckers Stock

      Hedge fund Marcato Recommends Overhaul to Double Deckers Stock

      BOSTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Hedge fund Marcato Capital Management, which owns nearly 6 percent of Deckers Outdoor Corp , said shares in the maker of UGG boots could more than double by 2020 if it sells off pieces of its footwear business, buys back shares and overhauls executive compensation. The shares could trade somewhere between $135 and $158 per share by 2020, according to a presentation by Marcato’s founder Mick McGuire for the Sohn San Francisco Conference which was seen by Reuters...

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    2. Divided Uber Board Reaches Peace with SoftBank, Governance Deal

      Divided Uber Board Reaches Peace with SoftBank, Governance Deal

      SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] fractured board declared peace on Tuesday, attempting to put months of strife behind it by unanimously passing a series of measures to shore up corporate governance, bring in major investor SoftBank and diminish the power of former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick...

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    3. SEC Provides Additional Guidance for Executive Pay Ratio Disclosures

      SEC Provides Additional Guidance for Executive Pay Ratio Disclosures

      WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is granting public companies more leeway in how they go about calculating the ratio between how much a chief executive makes compared to its median workforce. The regulator provided additional guidance Thursday on how companies must go about calculating that pay ratio, mandated as part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law...

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    4. Ackman Targets Retail Investors in ADP Proxy Contest

      Ackman Targets Retail Investors in ADP Proxy Contest

      (Repeats Sept. 20 story for wider distribution.) By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose firm owns an 8.3 percent stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc, is turning up the heat in his proxy war for the human resources outsourcing company by targeting an often-ignored but influential group of people - retail investors...

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    5. P&G investor Yacktman Says to Vote for Adding Peltz to Board

      P&G investor Yacktman Says to Vote for Adding Peltz to Board

      (Reuters) - Investment advisory firm Yacktman Asset Management expressed its support for adding Trian Fund Management LP’s Nelson Peltz to Procter & Gamble Co’s board and criticized the company for engaging in “a costly and distracting proxy fight” with the activist investor. Yacktman said it owned $1.3 billion worth of P&G shares...

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    6. Exclusive: Elliott's Evergreen Makes Bid to Buy Gigamon

      Exclusive: Elliott's Evergreen Makes Bid to Buy Gigamon

      (Reuters) - Elliott Management Corp’s private equity arm has submitted a bid to acquire U.S. networking software maker Gigamon Inc ( GIMO.N ), according to people familiar with the matter. The bid from the private equity arm, called Evergreen Coast Capital Partners, comes five months after Elliott’s activist investor wing purchased a 15.3 percent stake in Gigamon and pushed it to explore a sale...

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    7. Hudson's Bay Stock Surges after Activist Shareholder Comments

      Hudson's Bay Stock Surges after Activist Shareholder Comments

      (Recasts throughout with Land and Buildings statement, stock move) By Solarina Ho TORONTO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Hudson’s Bay Co activist shareholder Land and Buildings said on Wednesday it believed a highly qualified third-party buyer had “serious interest” in acquiring Galeria Kaufhof, the department store operator’s European chain. HBC’s shares jumped more than 8 percent to close at C$12.19 after seesawing throughout the day...

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    8. Activist Investor Urges RLJ Lodging to Consider Selling Itself

      Activist Investor Urges RLJ Lodging to Consider Selling Itself

      (Reuters) - Activist investor Land and Buildings on Wednesday urged U.S. real estate investment trust RLJ Lodging Trust to consider selling itself. Land and Buildings owns about 2 percent of RLJ. RLJ’s management has been disappointing and the company’s performance casts doubt on its ability to unlock shareholder value, Land and Buildings said...

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    9. Bain, Cinven Name Industry Veteran Albrecht as Stada CEO

      Bain, Cinven Name Industry Veteran Albrecht as Stada CEO

      FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Private equity firms Bain and Cinven, the buyout firms that have taken control of Stada ( STAGn.DE ), picked generic drug industry veteran Claudio Albrecht as the German group’s fourth chief executive in 15 months. However, Albrecht, an Austrian, is only expected to serve as an interim boss until a long-term candidate is found...

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