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    2. New Herbalife Convertible Struggling On Nasty Day: An Update

      New Herbalife Convertible Struggling On Nasty Day: An Update
      Early today I wrote about the billion-dollar convertible bond Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) announced this morning. This bond is the latest salvo in the fight between activist investor Bill Ackman, who thinks Herbalife is a pyramid scheme and has wagered accordingly, and the company. Herbalife is planning to use a large portion of the new bonds proceeds to buy back its stock, trying to offset Ackmans recent upper hand...
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    3. Exclusive: Activist investor Sandell urges swap on DCP Midstream

      Exclusive: Activist investor Sandell urges swap on DCP Midstream
      HOUSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor Sandell Asset Management is urging Spectra Energy Corp to swap its interest in DCP Midstream Partners LLC for equity in Phillips 66's master limited partnership (MLP) in a deal meant to improve the valuations of the companies, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
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    4. Big Hedge Fund Investors Are Abandoning JC Penney

      Big Hedge Fund Investors Are Abandoning JC Penney
      The era of JC Penney being a plaything for bigfoot hedge fund investors appears to be coming to a close. The struggling retailer has humbled some of the biggest names on Wall Streethanding them losses and leaving them with egg on their faces after they bet that the company could stage something of a rebound...
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    5. Board Performance Matters

      Board Performance Matters
      While association CEOs score their boards as needing improvement on several strategic responsibilities, a picture of effective governance practices and their impact on organizational health emerges in What Makes High-Performing Boards: Effective Governance Practices in Member-Serving Organizations, new from ASAEs Association Management Press...
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    6. California Looks to Increase Female Board Representation

      California Looks to Increase Female Board Representation
      Looking to increase female representation on corporate boards of directors, Californias General Assembly recently approved Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 62 (SCR 62). The resolution aims for equitable and diverse gender representation on corporate boards by urging three types of directorships at public companies that include women within the next three years...
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    1. We think these best practices will help corporate leaders decide how best to structure their boards to optimize long-term corporate performance.
      In CalSTRS Issues Board Composition Best Practices
    2. Directors represent the interests of shareholders within the companies they oversee. We expect them to develop structures and practices that minimize conflicts of interest and keep management interests closely aligned to corporate performance.
      In CalSTRS Issues Board Composition Best Practices
    3. I think there are other arguments for this policy, but if you're trying to justify this policy on the basis of this is going to improve corporate performance, the best research evidence does not suggest diversity is going to improve corporate performance.
      In Does Board Diversity Improve Corporate Performance?