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    1. ISS Recommends That Keweenaw Shareholders Should Not Give Cornwall Control of the Board

      ISS Recommends That Keweenaw Shareholders Should Not Give Cornwall Control of the Board

      Keweenaw Land Association, Limited (“Keweenaw” or “the Company”) (OTC Pink:KEWL) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading independent proxy voting advisory firm, has recommended that shareholders should not give Cornwall Capital Management LP (“Cornwall”) control of the Company's Board of Directors (the “Board”). In reaching this conclusion, ISS acknowledged the Cornwall nominees’ lack of relevant experience and industry knowledge, as well as their vague plan for the Company ...

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    2. Matador Resources Company Announces Appointment of New Director

      Matador Resources Company Announces Appointment of New Director

      Matador Resources Company (NYSE: MTDR) (“Matador” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Mr. Timothy E. Parker to its Board of Directors (the “Board”). Mr. Parker recently retired as Portfolio Manager and Analyst – Natural Resources for T. Rowe Price & Associates. Mr. Parker joined T. Rowe Price in 2001 as an equity analyst before becoming a portfolio manager in 2010...

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    3. Regional Management Corp. Appoints Maria Contreras-Sweet and Jonathan D. Brown to Board of Directors

      Regional Management Corp. Appoints Maria Contreras-Sweet and Jonathan D. Brown to Board of Directors

      Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM), a diversified consumer finance company, today announced the appointments of Maria Contreras-Sweet and Jonathan D. Brown to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Contreras-Sweet was formerly the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) from April 2014 until January 2017...

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    4. Auto Maker Audi Names Four New Board Members

      Auto Maker Audi Names Four New Board Members

      Volkswagen AG's luxury car brand, Audi AG, said Monday it would reshuffle more than half its management board as the group continues to grapple with a diesel emissions scandal. The German car maker said it would replace four of seven board members as of Sept. 1, but keep Rupert Stadler as chief executive officer until 2022, as previously announced...

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    5. CBS Adds Restone's Lawyer to Board of Directors

      CBS Adds Restone's Lawyer to Board of Directors

      By Joe Flint CBS Corp. has added the attorney of former chairman Sumner Redstone to its board of directors. Robert Klieger, a partner in the law firm of Hueston Hennigan LLP, will succeed Mr. Redstone on the media company's board. Mr. Redstone, who is 94 years old and in poor health, resigned from the boards of CBS and Viacom Inc. earlier this year, assuming the title of chairman emeritus at each with the opportunity to participate in board meetings but not vote...

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    6. Taubman Centers Provides Update on Shareholder Engagement

      Taubman Centers Provides Update on Shareholder Engagement

      Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) (the “Company”) today issued a statement regarding its ongoing and intensive engagement with shareholders: Myron (“Mike”) E. Ullman III, Lead Director of Taubman and Chair of the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance committee, said, “Members of the Taubman Board and senior management have recently engaged in in-depth discussions with many of our shareholders in which we solicited their feedback on a wide range of topics, including the Company’s overall performance and business strategy, board ...

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    7. Moelis & Company Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.37 Per Share on Expected 2016 Fiscal Year End Results

      Moelis & Company Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.37 Per Share on Expected 2016 Fiscal Year End Results

      Moelis & Company Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.37 Per Share on Expected 2016 Fiscal Year End Results Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of thirty seven cents ($0.37) per share on its Class A common stock, an increase of five cents ($0.05) per share on its regular quarterly dividend, payable on March 17, 2017 to holders of record of such Class A Common Stock outstanding at the close of business on March 3, 2017. The Firm declared its fourth increase in its ...

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    8. What Prompted Fred's Pharmacy To Take The 'Poison Pill' And Adopt A Shareholder Rights Plan?

      What Prompted Fred's Pharmacy To Take The 'Poison Pill' And Adopt A Shareholder Rights Plan?

      Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED ), the relatively small discount retailer and pharmacy chain, saw its market cap soar from $450 million to $1.3 billion on December 20 after the company announced a blockbuster deal in which it will buy more than 800 retail locations from Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ: WBA ) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) for $950 million. Investors applauded the deal, which implied Fred's would, almost overnight, become the nation's third largest drugstore chain...

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    9. Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. Announces the Appointment of Noble O. Carpenter to the Board of Directors

      Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc . (NYSE:UBA and UBP) announced that on December 15, 2016, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Noble O. Carpenter to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors. Mr. Carpenter is currently President, Investor Services & Capital Markets, Americas for Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate services company ...

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    10. Facebook Investors Press Suit On Shares

      Facebook Investors Press Suit On Shares

      Facebook Inc.'s move to change its capital structure was tainted by secret text messages and meddling from financial advisers that pointed to a process rife with conflicts of interest, according to investor lawsuits filed in Delaware. Late last summer, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg asked the board to approve a plan to create a new class of nonvoting shares that would allow him to maintain control of the company he co-founded...

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    11. Vitalogy Capital Partners Issues Open Letter to Intralinks Holdings Board of Directors:

      Vitalogy Capital Partners Issues Open Letter to Intralinks Holdings Board of Directors:

      Vitalogy Capital Partners, a Chicago-based alternative investment firm, today sent the following letter to the Board of Directors of Intralinks Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: IL) in response to its acquisition by Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) announced earlier today: To the Board of Directors of Intralinks: As you know, Vitalogy has been a constructive, behind-the-scenes shareholder attempting to help the Company effectuate change and create value. We have had extensive ...

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    12. Egon Zehnder Commits to Achieving Gender Parity by 2030

      Egon Zehnder Commits to Achieving Gender Parity by 2030

      Egon Zehnder, in partnership with the Paradigm for Parity℠ coalition, announced its commitment to achieving gender parity throughout the leadership advisory’s global employee base by 2030. The executive and Board search and leadership advisory firm joins a 27 member founding body pledging to achieve gender parity across all levels of corporate leadership in the US and beyond ...

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    13. U.K.'s May Pledges to Bolster Science Spending, Cut Corporate Tax Rate

      U.K.'s May Pledges to Bolster Science Spending, Cut Corporate Tax Rate

      British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday the government would increase spending on science and technology and cut the corporate tax rate to the lowest level among the world's top 20 economies, in an effort to head off uncertainty stemming from the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union. But in unveiling the strategy, she warned business leaders she planned to tighten corporate governance rules, including over executive pay and accountability to shareholders ...

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    14. Summit Bank Announces Patricia O. Buehler, M.D. and Dan Hobin Have Joined the Board of Directors

      Summit Bank Announces Patricia O. Buehler, M.D. and Dan Hobin Have Joined the Board of Directors

      Paul Weinhold, Board Chair of Summit Bank (OTC Pink: SBKO), today announced that Patricia (Patty) Buehler, M.D., and Dan Hobin will join the board of directors of Summit Bank. “Patty and Dan bring outstanding leadership and financial acumen to our board of directors,” said Weinhold. “Their proven organizational stewardship and deep market knowledge ...

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    15. Huntsman Corporation Executive to Join Savage’s Board of Directors

      Huntsman Corporation Executive to Join Savage’s Board of Directors

      Savage is pleased to announce that J. Kimo Esplin, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Huntsman Corporation, will be joining the Company’s Board of Directors on October 1, 2016. “Kimo brings a wealth of experience to our Board regarding the chemical industry, corporate finance and strategy, and international business,” said Benson Lewis, Chairman of Savage’s Board of Directors ...

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