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    1. Elliott Push Lives on Despite Changed BHP Exposure

      Elliott Push Lives on Despite Changed BHP Exposure

      Paul Singer's Elliott Management has in recent months sold some BHP PLC shares and taken its exposure to the miner through other instruments instead. Bloomberg by Peter Ker Activist investor Elliott Management's exposure to the London half of BHP's dual-listed structure is believed to still be above 5 per cent, despite some recent share sales taking its direct shareholding below the crucial threshold...

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    2. HBC Faces Shareholder Blowback Over Exec Pay

      HBC Faces Shareholder Blowback Over Exec Pay

      TORONTO -- Hudson's Bay Company faced a fight from some of its most prominent investors Tuesday over its decision to award executives with multi-million-dollar pay packages despite two years of weak sales and sizable losses for the retailer. The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, British Columbia Investment Management Corp. and the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) said they voted against the company's remuneration practices that include a $54.8 million pay package for the retailer's executive chairman Richard Baker. The "say on pay" vote -- a non-binding motion that is growing in popularity at Canadian companies and aimed at ...

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    3. Opiant Pharmaceuticals Appoints Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry Veteran Richard Daly to Board of Directors

      Opiant Pharmaceuticals Appoints Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry Veteran Richard Daly to Board of Directors

      (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Opiant") (NASDAQ: OPNT ), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing pharmacological treatments for addictions, today announced the appointment of Richard J. Daly as a non-executive director and a member of the Audit Committee...

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    4. Ackman's Back; Time To Back Ackman Via Pershing Square Holdings

      Ackman's Back; Time To Back Ackman Via Pershing Square Holdings

      When celebrity hedge fund manager Bill Ackman appeared on the cover of Forbes in May 2015 as "Baby Buffett" (above), in retrospect it marked his " Sports Illustrated Curse " moment. Over the past three years, Ackman's perfect billionaire life has seemingly imploded, marred by a huge ($1 billion) short bet gone awry...

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    5. Elliott Management Pushes for Overhaul of Sempra Energy

      Elliott Management Pushes for Overhaul of Sempra Energy

      REUTERS Less than one year after nudging Sempra Energy into its largest acquisition ever , activist investor Paul Singer is urging the San Diego-based company to burn some fat. Singer’s Elliott Management, working alongside energy investment firm Blue­scape Resources, is pushing Sempra to replace six members of its 14-person board, according to a presentation the two released Monday...

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    6. Activist Clearwater Capital Pushes for Strategic Review at AutoCanada

      Activist Clearwater Capital Pushes for Strategic Review at AutoCanada

      TORONTO - An activist investor wants AutoCanada Inc. to launch a strategic review to explore options for the auto dealership group including a possible sale. In an open letter to the chairman of AutoCanada, Clearwater Capital Management president Roland Keiper raised concerns about how the company has been performing and suggested AutoCanada may be an attractive acquisition target...

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    7. U.K. Firms Must Justify Executive Pay Gaps Under Government Plan

      U.K. Firms Must Justify Executive Pay Gaps Under Government Plan

      (Bloomberg) -- Large companies listed in the U.K. will have to explain the pay gap between bosses and employees under government plans to be submitted to Parliament on Monday. Firms with more than 250 staff on their books will have to publish and justify the difference in pay between chief executives and workers and will have to detail how directors are acting in the interests of both employees and shareholders, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said...

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