1. Articles from Carl Surran

    1-4 of 4
    1. Texas Pacific Land Trust Tries to Fend Off Activist Investor, Delays Meeting

      Texas Pacific Land Trust Tries to Fend Off Activist Investor, Delays Meeting

      Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE: TPL ) says it will postpone by two weeks until May 22 the date of a special meeting where shareholders will vote to fill an open trustee spot, taking a step to fight off a large investor seeking to install its own trustee and begin selling off TPL's portfolio. TPL wants shareholders elect an independent trustee, while ~23% owner Horizon Kinetics and its partners say they will seek to nominate Eric Oliver, president of the SoftVest hedge fund...

      Read Full Article
    2. Bristow's Deal for Columbia Helicopters Opposed by Activist Investor

      Bristow's Deal for Columbia Helicopters Opposed by Activist Investor

      Bristow ( BRS -3.4% ) is lower after activist investor Global Value Investment comes out against the proposed financing of the company's planned acquisition of Columbia Helicopters. Under the proposed financing, Global Value estimates that 33M-33.5M BRS shares would be issued in order to consummate the acquisition, representing a 93% dilution...

      Read Full Article
    3. Halliburton Shareholders Vote Down Executive Compensation plan - Halliburton Company HAL)

      Halliburton Shareholders Vote Down Executive Compensation plan - Halliburton Company HAL)

      Halliburton ( HAL ) shareholders have voted against the company’s executive compensation for the first time. HAL says it is disappointed by the non-binding vote as executive retention is especially important during a CEO transition period, noting that other oilfield services companies have tended to aggressively recruit its executives for their own leadership teams; HAL says more than 25 of its former executives left the company to become senior execs at similar companies...

      Read Full Article
    4. Ackman Backs Push to Split United Technologies Into Three Parts

      Ackman Backs Push to Split United Technologies Into Three Parts

      United Technologies ( UTX -0.4% ) is trading at a hefty discount and the company's businesses would thrive as three standalone companies , Bill Ackman says in arguments that back the case made last week by activist shareholder Third Point. UTX is “one of the last remaining conglomerates,” Ackman says...

      Read Full Article
    1-4 of 4
  1. Categories

    1. BoardProspects Features:

      BoardBlogs, BoardKnowledge, BoardMoves, BoardNews, BoardProspects Announcements, BoardProspects CEO, CEO Blog, In the News, Partner Publications, Sponsored Content
  2. Topics in the News

    1. (2 articles) NYSE
    2. (1 articles) Bill Ackman
    3. (1 articles) Executive Compensation
    4. (1 articles) Halliburton
    5. (1 articles) Square
    6. (1 articles) Berkshire Hathaway
    7. (1 articles) United Technologies
    8. (1 articles) Third Point
    9. (1 articles) Investment
    10. (1 articles) stake
  3. Popular Articles

  4. Picture Gallery

    Ackman Backs Push to Split United Technologies Into Three Parts Halliburton Shareholders Vote Down Executive Compensation plan - Halliburton Company HAL) Bristow's Deal for Columbia Helicopters Opposed by Activist Investor Texas Pacific Land Trust Tries to Fend Off Activist Investor, Delays Meeting Commercial Vehicle Group Announces the Election of Director Robert Griffin as Chairman Boston-Based General Electric Suffers Worst Stock Drop In 11 Years GE’s Stock Plunged After Madoff Whistleblower Alleged “Accounting Fraud” Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Beijing Pressure Sean Coady Burford Capital to Overhaul Board and Seek US Listing as it Fights Back Against US Hedge Fund Electromed, Inc. Names John Erb and Greg Fluet to its Board of Directors SolarEdge Appoints New Director to Serve as Co-Chairman