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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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