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    2. Credit Suisse’s New Chairman to Decide If Deal Is the Answer

      Credit Suisse’s New Chairman to Decide If Deal Is the Answer
      (Bloomberg) -- The damage control work at Credit Suisse Group AG from a pair of disasters that stunned the banking world will soon give way to the question of how the 165-year-old institution will rehabilitate its business and reputation. A new chairman, Lloyds Banking Group Plc chief Antonio Horta-Osorio, arrives in three weeks...
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    3. Vanguard to Push Companies on Racial Diversity Next Year

      Vanguard to Push Companies on Racial Diversity Next Year
      (Bloomberg) -- Vanguard Group Inc. said it plans to vote against company directors who fail to push for greater racial and gender diversity on their boards. The money manager, which oversees $6.3 trillion, acknowledged that corporations are in the early stages of developing their boardroom diversity strategies, and that regional differences and regulations need to be considered...
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    4. Are Exxon’s New Emissions Targets Enough for BlackRock?

      Are Exxon’s New Emissions Targets Enough for BlackRock?
      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- It is possible, of course, that Exxon Mobil Corp.s Monday-morning announcement of new emissions targets has nothing to do with the recent arrival of an activist shareholder calling for a more sustainable strategy at the oil major. Exxon took the trouble to say the plan is the result of several months of detailed analysis, and, with 2020 targets about to be yesterdays news, an update of some ...
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    5. Exxon Under Pressure From New Activist Fund

      Exxon Under Pressure From New Activist Fund
      Exxon Mobil Corp. is facing the threat of a proxy fight from a newcomer activist investor with a sustainability bent that wants the beleaguered energy giant to act faster to remake itself. Engine No. 1 LLC, an investment firm launched by Chris James last week, is preparing to send a letter to Exxon's board urging the Irving, Texas-based company to focus more on investments in clean energy while cutting ...
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    6. Peltz Dusts off Familiar Playbook in Invesco Board Advance

      Peltz Dusts off Familiar Playbook in Invesco Board Advance
      Nelson Peltz wasted little time in choosing his next target in the asset-management industry, grabbing board seats at Invesco Ltd. Just months after Franklin Resources Inc.s takeover of Legg Mason, a deal he helped engineer, the billionaire activist investor joined Invescos board alongside fellow Trian Fund Management co-founder Ed Garden. Thats a typical next step in Peltzs playbook...
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    7. Activist Investor Trian Takes Big Stakes in Invesco, Janus Henderson

      Activist Investor Trian Takes Big Stakes in Invesco, Janus Henderson
      Shareholder activist Trian Fund Management LP has taken big stakes in investment firms Invesco Ltd. and Janus Henderson Group PLC and plans to agitate for deal making aimed at building a rival to the biggest asset managers in the world. Trian has accumulated 9.9% stakes in both Invesco IVZ, -1.40% and Janus Henderson JHG, -0.55% , with the two positions totaling roughly $900 million, people familiar with the ...
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    8. Corporate Directors Pressured to Serve on Fewer Boards

      Corporate Directors Pressured to Serve on Fewer Boards
      Investors are increasingly pressuring corporate directors to limit how many boards they sit on as the job becomes more demanding. Top institutional investors such as Vanguard Group and BlackRock Inc. have updated their policies for voting in board elections to discourage what they see as too many directorships at once. Companies have also been adopting their own policies restricting how many other board seats their directors can hold...
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    9. Goldman Board Goes On Female Hiring Spree, Leaves Old-Boy Era Behind

      Goldman Board Goes On Female Hiring Spree, Leaves Old-Boy Era Behind
      The boardroom of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. ( GS ) is finally catching up with the #metoo era. The Wall Street firm, historically man-heavy in its executive suite as well as among directors, said Thursday it had named former U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Jan Tighe to its board. Her appointment boosts the share of women on the board to four out of 14 total directors, or 29%...
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    10. Want more women on corporate boards? This stat helps | Analysis

      Want more women on corporate boards? This stat helps | Analysis
      Want more women on corporate boards? This stat helps | Analysis Updated: December 11, 2017 1:45 PM EST 1 Share by Gillian Tan , Bloomberg Gadfly A global effort to bolster the number of women on corporate boards is taking longer than it should. But the recent performance of companies that lead their peers on this measure may accelerate change.
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