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    1. Peloton, the Troubled Fitness Company, Loses Another Top Executive

      Peloton, the Troubled Fitness Company, Loses Another Top Executive

      The company’s chief marketing officer announced her departure on the heels of a management shake-up that included the exit of two of its founders. Dara Treseder, who has been Peloton’s chief marketing officer since 2020, is leaving the ailing exercise equipment maker to run marketing at Autodesk, a move that comes two weeks after Peloton’s co-founder and former chief executive, John Foley, announced his exit amid a broader management shake-up...

       

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    2. An Anti-E.S.G. Activist Takes on Apple and Disney

      An Anti-E.S.G. Activist Takes on Apple and Disney

      A conservative investor, with backing from Peter Thiel and Bill Ackman, has two new targets in his anti-E.S.G. campaign. Yesterday, Vivek Ramaswamy sent letters to the C.E.O.s of Apple and Disney, urging them to refrain from making political statements on behalf of their companies, or hiring decisions based on race, sex or political beliefs...

       
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    3. What Is Delaware’s Court of Chancery and Its Role in Elon Musk’s Twitter Deal?

      What Is Delaware’s Court of Chancery and Its Role in Elon Musk’s Twitter Deal?

      A brewing legal battle over Elon Musk’s effort to terminate a $44 billion deal to buy Twitter will most likely land in a courtroom in Delaware. That’s where a 230-year-old court that is a prime venue for corporate battles may hear a case, should Twitter sue Mr. Musk to force a completion of the deal, as it is expected to do this week...

       

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    4. Even Among Corporate Raiders, Elon Musk Is a Pirate

      Even Among Corporate Raiders, Elon Musk Is a Pirate

      The history of mergers and acquisitions is filled with ruthless corporate raiders, bruising wars of words and people trying to stiff each other. T. Boone Pickens, the oil tycoon who rampaged through the 1980s, took small stakes in energy companies, attacked management and forced sales of the firms. Carl Icahn, the activist investor, amassed shares of companies and threatened to oust their boards if they did not agree to a deal...

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    5. Hertz Hires a Former Goldman Sachs Finance Chief as its C.E.O.

      Hertz Hires a Former Goldman Sachs Finance Chief as its C.E.O.

      Hertz, the car rental company that went bankrupt at the start of the pandemic, has chosen a prominent banker, Stephen M. Scherr, as its next chief executive. Mr. Scherr, who served as chief financial officer at Goldman Sachs until the end of last year, will take over Hertz and join its board on Feb. 28, the company said in an statement on Friday...

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