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    2. Carl Icahn Says the Best Way Forward For Caesars Entertainment May Be a Sale

      Carl Icahn Says the Best Way Forward For Caesars Entertainment May Be a Sale
      Activist investor Carl Icahn has a 9.8 percent stake in Caesars Entertainment and believes the casino operator should explore a sale, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing released Tuesday. The filing, which confirms previous reports that Icahn has taken a stake in the company, said: "Shareholder value might be best served, and enhanced, by selling the company." Caesars shares jumped to their highs of the day after ...
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    3. Bristow's Deal for Columbia Helicopters Opposed by Activist Investor

      Bristow's Deal for Columbia Helicopters Opposed by Activist Investor
      Bristow ( BRS -3.4% ) is lower after activist investor Global Value Investment comes out against the proposed financing of the company's planned acquisition of Columbia Helicopters. Under the proposed financing, Global Value estimates that 33M-33.5M BRS shares would be issued in order to consummate the acquisition, representing a 93% dilution...
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    4. Activist Investor Starboard Takes Stake in Dollar Tree, Seeks Changes

      Activist Investor Starboard Takes Stake in Dollar Tree, Seeks Changes
      Activist investor Starboard Value LP has taken a stake in Dollar Tree Inc. and is pushing the retailer to sell its Family Dollar business and tweak its pricing model, according to people familiar with the matter. The New York hedge fund has a 1.7% stake in Dollar Tree DLTR, +2.35% worth roughly $370 million and is also seeking majority control of the companys 12-person board, the people said...
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    5. 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 ...
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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