1. What Would Really Happen If Nelson Peltz Wins His Procter & Gamble (PG) Boardroom Battle

    What Would Really Happen If Nelson Peltz Wins His Procter & Gamble (PG) Boardroom Battle

    The biggest boardroom battle in the history of U.S. director election contests is set to take place in less than a week with activist investor Nelson Peltz seeking a seat on the board of packaged goods company Procter & Gamble ( PG ) . At the center of the dispute is the activist investor's assertion that P&G suffers from " suffocating bureaucracy " and should be restructured into three global business units rather than the four it has now...

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    1. Without a second to support his motions the board won't agree to consider them.
    2. Trian wanted Pepsi to break up, but once Peltz got a director on its board, he stopped agitating for it.
    3. If Nelson Peltz gets a board seat, he will be working from a minority position and will need a more compelling argument than we've seen thus far to convince the other directors his plan is superior to the current one.
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