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    2. A Billionaire Pledges to Fight High Drug Prices, and the Industry Is Rattled

      A Billionaire Pledges to Fight High Drug Prices, and the Industry Is Rattled
      HOUSTONBillionaire John D. Arnold is spending a chunk of his fortune to campaign against America's high drug prices. The drug industry is spending a chunk of its fortune to counter him. Mr. Arnold is the biggest single spender on his side of the battle. He made his money placing bets on price swings in the natural-gas market, first as an energy trader at Enron, then at his own hedge ...
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    3. Starbucks Spikes After Hedge-Fund Billionaire Bill Ackman Discloses a Stake in the Company

      Starbucks Spikes After Hedge-Fund Billionaire Bill Ackman Discloses a Stake in the Company
      Bill Ackman, the billionaire founder of Pershing Square Capital Management, disclosed a stake in Starbucks on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Starbucks shares jumped by as much as 5% following the news. In August, Ackman said he had bought shares of an undisclosed company worth $800 million. Watch Starbucks trade in real time here. Starbucks shares jumped by as much as 5% Tuesday on news that the hedge-fund billionaire Bill ...
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    4. P&G Has Little to Show a Year After Investor Face-Off Bloomberg

      P&G Has Little to Show a Year After Investor Face-Off Bloomberg
      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Last October, it felt like Procter Gamble Co.'s annual meeting might end up being a turning point in the effort to revitalize the company behind brands such as Tide detergent and Crest toothpaste. Activist investor Nelson Peltz had been agitating for a spot on PG's board as he called for a long list of changes, and the consumer-goods giant had spent big money to try secure ...
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    5. The Battle Over Campbell Soup Heats Up

      The Battle Over Campbell Soup Heats Up
      As Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB) squares off against activist investor Daniel Loeb, it could turn out to be a very acrimonious battle. Fights for corporate control are rarely prim affairs, but will things get personal in this case? The New York Post says that, according to two unnamed sources, Loeb has "suggested" he has "damaging information" on descendants of a Campbell founder who are still involved in the business...
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    6. This REIT Is Under Activist Attack

      This REIT Is Under Activist Attack
      Investors in NorthStar Realty Europe ( NYSE:NRE ) woke up to news Tuesday morning that one of the company's largest investors is looking to shake things up at the company. Senvest Management, which owns 9.55% of NorthStar, is pushing the company's external advisor, Colony Capital ( NYSE:CLNY ) , to realize value at the undervalued European REIT, after years of a stagnating stock price...
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    7. Nielsen Draws Interest From Blackstone and Carlyle -

      Nielsen Draws Interest From Blackstone and Carlyle -
      (Bloomberg) -- Nielsen Holdings Plc, the consumer-data giant weighing a sale under pressure from an activist investor, has drawn interest from suitors including Blackstone Group LP and the Carlyle Group LP, according to people familiar with the matter. The two private equity firms are considering submitting bids for the company, said the people, who asked to not be identified because the matter isnt public...
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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