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    1. MDC Shareholder Calls For Meeting To Replace Three Board Directors

      MDC Shareholder Calls For Meeting To Replace Three Board Directors

      MDC Partners shareholder FrontFour Capital has turned up the heat in its attempt to shake up the beleaguered holding company's board as it continues to search for a new CEO and explores a possible sale.

      FrontFour — which says it owns more than 5 percent of voting securities of MDC, making it one of the largest shareholders of the holding company, it claims — sent a letter to MDC on Dec. 31 ...

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    2. MDC 'Disappointed' Activist Investor 'Elected to go Public' With Concerns

      MDC 'Disappointed' Activist Investor 'Elected to go Public' With Concerns

      An MDC Partners shareholder pushing for a board shakeup has gone public with its dissatisfaction with the holding company, which is currently searching for a new CEO and exploring a possible sale. In an SEC filing Wednesday afternoon, FrontFour Capital — which says it owns 5.1 percent of the holding company — revealed that it had initiated private conversations with MDC's board in August to replace CEO Scott Kauffman "with a candidate better suited to leverage the strength" of its agencies and to grow its market share in certain industries. According to the filing, "shortly ...

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    3. Campbell Adds Comscore's Hofstetter to Board

      Campbell  Adds Comscore's Hofstetter to Board

      Campbell adds Comscore's Hofstetter to board to satisfy activist investor Soup marketer also agrees to add two other board members By Jessica Wohl . Published Campbell's Soup cans Credit: Courtesy of Campbell Soup Co. Campbell Soup Co. agreed to add marketing industry executive Sarah Hofstetter and two other people to its board, resolving what had become an acrimonious battle between the soup maker and major shareholder Third Point...

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