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    1. Arca Capital Urges AmTrust Shareholders to Vote Against Go-Private Plan

      Arca Capital Urges AmTrust Shareholders to Vote Against Go-Private Plan

      (Reuters) - Arca Capital, one of the largest shareholders in AmTrust Financial, on Wednesday urged other investors to vote against the U.S. insurer’s plans to go private, citing “absurdly low valuation” of $13.50 per share. The Czech-based investment company follows activist investor Carl Icahn in opposing the proposed privatization transaction...

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    2. Activist Investor Nominates Six Executives to Supervalu's Board

      Activist Investor Nominates Six Executives to Supervalu's Board

      The activist investor seeking strategic changes at Supervalu Inc. on Tuesday nominated six outside directors to be voted on by shareholders at the company’s annual meeting. The move by Blackwells Capital LLC is the most aggressive yet since it revealed last fall that it had taken a sizable stake in the Eden Prairie-based grocery wholesaler and retailer, whose chains include Cub Foods, market leader in the Twin Cities...

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    3. Redstones' NAI Says It Is No Longer Seeking CBS-Viacom Merger

      Redstones' NAI Says It Is No Longer Seeking CBS-Viacom Merger

      (Bloomberg) -- CBS Corp.’s controlling shareholder said it was no longer interested in merging the media company with Viacom Inc., even before CBS filed a lawsuit to fend off a deal. Officials of a company owned by billionaire Sumner Redstone and his family told Viacom directors earlier this month that their interest had waned in merging the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount Studios with the U.S.’s most-watched TV network in prime time, according to a suit filed Tuesday by National Amusements Inc. NAI didn’t “intend to force a CBS/Viacom merger, whether by removing and ...

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      Mentions: CEO Delaware Merger
    4. SandRidge Says Icahn Seeking Control Without Paying Premium

      SandRidge Says Icahn Seeking Control Without Paying Premium

      (Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc said on Tuesday activist investor Carl Icahn is seeking to gain control of the oil and natural producer without paying an appropriate premium or participating in a competitive process. Icahn is looking to replace SandRidge’s board and added two more nominees to his slate after the company expanded the board...

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    5. Mega-Mergers are Surging at a Record Pace — and History Warns a Market Crash is Looming

      Mega-Mergers are Surging at a Record Pace — and History Warns a Market Crash is Looming
      • Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is off to a record start in 2018, with more than $2 trillion in deals announced through May 21.
      • While that may seem like a positive on the surface, many pundits across Wall Street have warned it's a late-cycle signal.

      There's an old adage that says it's possible to have too much of a good thing. And unfortunately for investors, there's a growing faction of experts who see such a scenario playing out in markets...

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    6. HomeStreet's Board Nominees Reelected After Controversial Proxy Battle

      HomeStreet's Board Nominees Reelected After Controversial Proxy Battle

      HomeStreet's board nominees were reelected following a heated battle with an activist shareholder. The $6.9 billion-asset company said in a press release Thursday that a majority of shares cast supported Scott Boggs, Douglas Smith and Mark Patterson. HomeStreet said all of its proposals, including a nonbinding measure backing annual votes on executive compensation, passed...

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    7. 'This Can't Go on Forever:' Shareholders are Calling on Deutsche Bank's CEO to Lay Out a Clear Plan

      'This Can't Go on Forever:' Shareholders are Calling on Deutsche Bank's CEO to Lay Out a Clear Plan

      REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

      • After years of longstanding problems, Deutsche Bank's new head, Christian Sewing, has demanded the bank change its strategy.
      • Shareholders expect answers to a number of questions at Deutsche Bank's Annual General Meeting, to be held today.
      • Klaus Nieding, vice president of German association for private investors, Deutsche Schutzvereinigung für Wertpapierbesitz, says the bank's problems can't go on forever...
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    8. Bill Ackman's Hedge Fund Has Reportedly Amassed a $1 Billion Stake in Lowe's

      Bill Ackman's Hedge Fund Has Reportedly Amassed a $1 Billion Stake in Lowe's
      • Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital has reportedly amassed a $1 billion stake in Lowe's.
      • News of the investment comes one day after Lowe's tapped Home Depot veteran Marvin Ellison to lead the chain.
      • Lowe's reported first quarter earnings on Wednesday that missed Wall Street expectations for profit, revenue, and comparable sales.
      • Follow Lowe's stock price in real-time here.

      Add billionaire investor Bill Ackman to those who welcome the hiring of Lowe's new CEO...

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    9. Barclays Has Reportedly 'Kicked Around' the Idea of Merging With Standard Chartered

      Barclays Has Reportedly 'Kicked Around' the Idea of Merging With Standard Chartered

      REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

      • FT: Barclays board has considered the possibility of a merger with Standard Chartered.
      • The possible deal is one plan being considered to ward off activist investor Edward Bramson, who has built a 5.4% stake in Barclays.
      • Neither side has issued statements to shareholders, suggesting no serious talks have taken place.

      LONDON — Barclays has considered the possibility of merging with Standard Chartered Bank, according to a report in the Financial Times...

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    10. At This Company, The CEO Makes 6,000 Times a Typical Worker's Pay

      At This Company, The CEO Makes 6,000 Times a Typical Worker's Pay

      It's no secret that the financial divide between CEOs and average worker in the U.S. has been growing. But in one case, the pay gap between corporate chiefs and employees has reached almost 6,000-to-1: Weight Watchers, where CEO Mindy Grossman earned 5,908 times what the median worker took home last year. That's according to a new analysis of publicly reported compensation data by the AFL-CIO, the federation of unions...

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