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    1. Vivendi Responds to Elliott Appeal to Telecom Italia Investors

      Vivendi Responds to Elliott Appeal to Telecom Italia Investors

      PARIS (Reuters) - French media conglomerate Vivendi responded on Monday to an appeal by Elliott to Telecom Italia (TIM) shareholders, saying the activist investor was not working for the benefit of all shareholders, but only for itself. Vivendi said in a statement that it saw itself as a long-term investor in TIM, and had no other intention other to put in place a neutral board...

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    2. Does Bristol-Myers Have a Plan B if Activists Scuttle its Celgene Buy?

      Does Bristol-Myers Have a Plan B if Activists Scuttle its Celgene Buy?

      What’s Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Plan B if its Celgene deal falls through? BMS won’t say whether it has one at all. And the company may be more likely to need a backup plan than some industry-watchers think. As Wolfe Research’s Tim Anderson pointed out in a note to clients, the company has so far skirted questions about how it would proceed without the $74 billion takeout, saying only that “their focus is on getting the Celgene deal done.” “They gave no insights on the path forward under this alternative scenario,” Anderson wrote, noting that if the deal ...

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    3. A Former Tesla Employee has filed a Whistleblowing Tip with the SEC Alleging that Tesla Workers were Skeptical of the Deal Mentioned in Elon Musk's 'funding secured' Tweet

      A Former Tesla Employee has filed a Whistleblowing Tip with the SEC Alleging that Tesla Workers were Skeptical of the Deal Mentioned in Elon Musk's 'funding secured' Tweet
      • A former Tesla employee has filed a whistleblower tip with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the law firm representing the employee said in a statement on Monday.
      • The tip corroborates a prior tip that claimed Tesla did not disclose to shareholders the theft of raw materials and the unauthorized surveillance and hacking of employee devices, Meissner Associates said...
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      Mentions: SEC Tesla lawsuit
    4. Shareholders’ Gold Council Condemns Goldcorp’s Board of Directors

      Shareholders’ Gold Council Condemns Goldcorp’s Board of Directors

      (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On March 7, Goldcorp filed its proxy circular in connection with its proposed acquisition by Newmont, where it was disclosed that: “In contemplation of the Arrangement, Goldcorp and Ian W. Telfer (Chairman) amended the terms of Mr. Telfer’s employment agreement to provide that, in connection with completion of the Arrangement, Mr. Telfer will be entitled to receive a lump sum payment retirement allowance from Goldcorp equal to approximately US$12 million, an increase from his current entitlement of approximately US$4.5 million ...

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    5. Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) Announces Pamela Schweitzer to Board

      Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) Announces Pamela Schweitzer to Board

      Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRHC) appointed former Assistant Surgeon General and Chief Pharmacist of the United States Public Health Service (PHS), Rear Admiral (RADM) Pamela Schweitzer, PharmD to its Board of Directors. The appointment occurred at the TRHC Board of Directors meeting held March 4-5, 2019, and was effective immediately. The TRHC Board now includes nine members with a majority of five women and four men...

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      Mentions: Nasdaq Women SunTrust
    6. Activist Shareholders Push Amazon on Everything From Facial Recognition to Climate Change

      Activist Shareholders Push Amazon on Everything From Facial Recognition to Climate Change

      SEATTLE -- Amazon is now the No. 1 target of activist shareholders. The Seattle-based global commerce and technology giant was pushed past ExxonMobil and Chevron in 2019, receiving the most shareholder resolutions focused on corporate environmental, social and governance issues. That was by design...

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    7. Elizabeth Warren's Proposal to Break Up Big Tech Shouldn't Shake Amazon Shareholders — Yet

      Elizabeth Warren's Proposal to Break Up Big Tech Shouldn't Shake Amazon Shareholders — Yet
      • Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat and presidential candidate, proposed on Friday a plan to break up big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet's Google.
      • The plan doesn't appear to immediately threaten Amazon, said Eric Sheridan, an analyst at UBS, who spoke with Markets Insider on Friday.
      • Still, regulation is the top concern he discusses with investors, as far as challenges facing large-cap tech names...
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    8. Bank of America has a Simple Solution for Companies Looking to Boost their Stocks: Put More Women in Charge. Here are the Charts that Prove it.

      Bank of America has a Simple Solution for Companies Looking to Boost their Stocks: Put More Women in Charge. Here are the Charts that Prove it.
      • Companies with more women in top jobs have better returns and steadier earnings, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Their stocks also trade at higher premiums.
      • The report is just the latest linking gender diversity to better run companies and more successful stocks. UBS also recently reached a similar conclusion...
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