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    2. Top Mears Group Investor Wants Chair Appointed Swiftly

      Top Mears Group Investor Wants Chair Appointed Swiftly
      LONDON (Reuters) - Activist investor Shareholder Value Management has called on Mears Group to move swiftly to appoint a new chairman or it will call a fresh extraordinary general meeting, a letter to the company seen by Reuters showed. The move is the latest in a long-running attempt by the German-based fund, Mears Group's third-biggest investor, to push through a board change at the social housing maintenance and repair services ...
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    3. Jonathan Bush: Running a Company with an Activist Investor is Like Having a 'Gun to Your Head'

      Jonathan Bush: Running a Company with an Activist Investor is Like Having a 'Gun to Your Head'
      Athenahealth co-founder and former CEO Jonathan Bush called out activist investment firm Elliott Management for its role in influencing the sale of the company during an interview with CNBC 's "Squawk on the Street" Dec. 12. In May 2017, about a year before athenahealth's decision to sell itself, Elliott purchased a 9.2 percent stake in the company...
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    4. Activist Investor Fears Luby’s will ‘Chisel Away’ Real Estate Assets

      Activist Investor Fears Luby’s will ‘Chisel Away’ Real Estate Assets
      Activist investor fears Lubys will chisel away real estate assets Hedge fund offers board slate for parent of Lubys, Fuddruckers brands Ron Ruggless | Nov 29, 2018 Bandera Partners LLC is looking to shake up the board of Lubys Inc., nominating a slate of candidates to address what it called bloated corporate expenses and the companys sale of real estate...
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    5. Hedge-Fund Billionaire Dan Loeb Reportedly Discloses a Stake in American Express

      Hedge-Fund Billionaire Dan Loeb Reportedly Discloses a Stake in American Express
      Hedge-fund billionaire Dan Loeb's Third Point Capital disclosed a stake in American Express, according to a report. Loeb believes American Expresswill trade above $135 over the next 18 months 25% above where shares were trading on Friday. Years of lagging performance galvanized the American Express franchise and "forced necessary investments," Loeb said...
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    6. Bloomin’ Reports Higher Same-Store Sales Amid Activist Pressure

      Bloomin’ Reports Higher Same-Store Sales Amid Activist Pressure
      Bloomin reports higher same-store sales amid activist pressure Outback Steakhouse leads way among four brands in Q3 Ron Ruggless | Oct 29, 2018 Same-store sales at Outback Steakhouse led the way among Bloomin Brands Inc.s four concepts in the most recent quarter amid activist investor pressure, the company reported Monday...
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    1. This is fertile ground for activist investors.
      In Investors Push U.S. Shale Firms to Separate Executive Pay from Drilling
    2. Corporate constitutions in some European jurisdictions can make it more difficult to yield the right results for activist investors versus the U.S., but for Elliott they know the vagaries of European corporate laws and defense tactics very well.
      In U.S. Hedge Fund Elliott Amps up Campaigns in Europe
    3. We think that ValueAct are more serious than some activist investors but their interest is mainly in extracting what their name would imply: value.
      In Rolls Shareholders Split Over Activist Investor