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    1. The Coming Proxy Season Will Be A Lively One

      The Coming Proxy Season Will Be A Lively One

      Those who kept tabs on the markets during the summer could be forgiven for thinking activism forgot to take its habitual summer break. Several proxy fights are only now reaching a crescendo, including yesterday’s annual meeting at Box Inc (NYSE:BOX), or giving way to new contentious periods, including deals for Kansas City Southern and Monmouth Real Estate Investment...

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    2. Ubben Helping Investors Steer Away from Activist Investing with Inclusive Capital

      Ubben Helping Investors Steer Away from Activist Investing with Inclusive Capital

      Our profile in this month’s issue of Activist Insight Monthly is with Jeff Ubben, who recently shocked the activist community by taking his environmental and socially-focused Spring Fund outside of ValueAct Capital Partners, the firm he founded two decades ago. Under a new banner – that of Inclusive Capital Partners – he will have plenty of surprises up his sleeve and...

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    3. Michael Larson Sues Swiss Chemical Company’s Board Member

      Michael Larson Sues Swiss Chemical Company’s Board Member

      Michael Larson, the money manager of Bill Gates, launched a legal battle against a board member of Swiss chemical company for violating his fiduciary duties. According to the Wall Street Journal, Cascade Investment LLC, the investment management firm controlled by Bill Gates and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Trust disclosed its lawsuit against Urs Burkard, a director Sika AG, a Swiss chemical company...

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    4. Institutional Investing When Shareholders Are Not Supreme

      Institutional Investing When Shareholders Are Not Supreme

      Institutional investors, with trillions in assets under management, hold increasingly important stakes in public companies and fund individual retirement for many Americans, making institutional investors’ behaviors and preferences paramount determinants of capital allocations and the economy. In this paper, we examine high fiduciary duty institutions' (HFDIs') response to decreased profit maximization pressure as measured by the effect of constituency statutes on HFDI investment...

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