In the News,
Penney and Ackman Sign Pact on Share Sales
Activists Seek Short-Term Gain, Not Long-Term Value
Icahn Ups Stake In Nuance, May be Angling for Board Seat
J.C. Penney Adopts Poison Pill Plan
Icahn Nominates Retired CIA Spymaster for Dell Board
Schwab Case Casts Spotlight on Securities Arbitration and its Flaws
Texas Hedge Fund Turning Up Heat on Bank Board
Quotes about Activist Investors
This is fertile ground for activist investors.
Investors Push U.S. Shale Firms to Separate Executive Pay from Drilling
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.
U.S. Hedge Fund Elliott Amps up Campaigns in Europe
We think that ValueAct are more serious than some activist investors but their interest is mainly in extracting what their name would imply: value.
Rolls Shareholders Split Over Activist Investor