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    1. Carl Icahn Discloses a Stake in Bausch Health Stock. What It Means.

      Carl Icahn Discloses a Stake in Bausch Health Stock. What It Means.

      Carl Icahn, billionaire activist investor, disclosed a stake in Bausch Health. Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg Bausch Health stock got an added boost Friday after billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 7.8% stake in the pharmaceutical and medical device company. Shares advanced more than 6% in early trading Friday, pushing the stock above a 13-month high. In a regulatory filing, Icahn said he believes Bausch (ticker: BHC) shares are “undervalued” and that he may seek seats on Bausch’s board...

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    2. Crown Castle ‘Seems to Know There Is a Problem, but Refuses to Acknowledge It,’ Elliott Charges

      Crown Castle ‘Seems to Know There Is a Problem, but Refuses to Acknowledge It,’ Elliott Charges

      Crown said Monday it is “open to considering opportunities to create value.” Dreamstime Activist investor Elliott Management is ratcheting up the pressure on Crown Castle . The hedge fund disclosed a $1 billion stake in the Houston-based cell tower firm last month , arguing that Crown wasn’t getting proportional rewards for its hefty investment of time and money in its fiber-cable business...

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    3. The Battle for CoreLogic Is Heating Up

      The Battle for CoreLogic Is Heating Up

      Real-estate-data firm CoreLogic says a $65-per-share bid by Senator Investment Group and Cannae Holdings undervalues the company. Senator and Cannae are looking for a third investor to push the deal. Joe Raedle/Getty Images There has been a paucity of activist fights to track in 2020, but signs suggest that one of this year’s battles is shaping up to be a bruiser...

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    4. Activist Bets That Office Landlords Face a Tough Post-Covid Reset

      Activist Bets That Office Landlords Face a Tough Post-Covid Reset

      Get ready for an office real-estate reset. At least, that’s what activist investor Jonathan Litt of Land & Buildings , known for agitating for change at Taubman Centers and now-private Hudson’s Bay, expects. Litt has reportedly been betting against stocks of New York City office landlords now that expensive, densely populated urban centers have lost some luste r. “The genie is out of the bottle—you can’t put it back in,” Litt tells Barron’s , adding that he expects lower valuations and rents as owners navigate through the pandemic. “Stay alive until 2025,” he quips. Last week Litt ...

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    5. Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square to Offer New Fee Structure

      Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square to Offer New Fee Structure

      Bill Ackman is betting good times are about to return to his Pershing Square hedge fund. The embattled activist investor, whose fund was down 18.8 percent through Sept. 30 after falling 20.5 percent in 2015, will give new and existing clients a chance to opt into a new fee structure that will charge lower performance fees until Pershing reaches a 15 percent profit. The new fee option kicks in on Jan. 1...

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    6. Survey Shows Why There Aren’t More Women on Company Boards

      Survey Shows Why There Aren’t More Women on Company Boards

      The directors of 884 public companies believe women have their place — and it’s limited to just 40 percent of America’s board seats. Fifty-three percent of respondents in a recent survey believe in diversity but feel the optimal percentage of boards seats that should be held by women should be 40 percent, or less ...

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