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    1. Breaking News: Kellogg Has Agreed to Sell its Keebler and Famous Amos Businesses to Ferrero for $1.3 Billion

      Breaking News:  Kellogg Has Agreed to Sell its Keebler and Famous Amos Businesses to Ferrero for $1.3 Billion
      • Kellogg agreed to sell its Keebler and Famous Amos brands, as well as its fruit snacks business, to Ferrero for $1.3 billion.
      • The deal is expected to close by the end of July, the companies said in a statement on Monday.
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      Kellogg agreed on Monday to sell a collection of businesses to Italian chocolate maker Ferrero for $1.3 billion, according to a statement from the company...

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    2. Breaking News: GameStop Announces Agreement with Hestia Capital and Permit Enterprise Capital Partners

      Breaking News: GameStop Announces Agreement with Hestia Capital and Permit Enterprise Capital Partners

      GRAPEVINE, Texas, April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) today announced that it has reached a cooperation agreement with Hestia Capital Partners LP (“Hestia”) and Permit Capital Enterprise Fund LP (“Permit”) under which two new independent directors will be added to the GameStop Board of Directors. Pursuant to the cooperation agreement, the Company will appoint an independent director from among the candidates nominated by Hestia and Permit...

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    3. Lyft’s Founders Are Set to Make More than $1 Billion in the Company’s IPO

      Lyft’s Founders Are Set to Make More than $1 Billion in the Company’s IPO
      • Lyft's IPO is set to make many of its original investors very rich.
      • Executives' Logan Green and John Zimmer, who hold an outsize stake in the company they founded, could hold a combined stake of more than $1 billion at the IPO's expected prices.

      The long-awaited day is finally here: Lyft is going public.

      The ride-hailing company is set to begin trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange Friday with an initial price of $72 per share, or a total valuation of about $21 billion...

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    4. Elliott Hikes Stake in German 3D Printer SLM Solutions to 29 Percent

      Elliott Hikes Stake in German 3D Printer SLM Solutions to 29 Percent

      FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott has hiked its stake in German 3D printing firm SLM Solutions to 29.8 percent and is bringing in new supervisory board members following a series of profit warnings and a slump in the company's share price. SLM said in a statement on Thursday that Elliott would acquire all new shares from a capital increase, priced at 7.23 euros (£6.2) a share. SLM said it would reap 13 million euros in proceeds from the deal...

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    5. Versum Materials’ Board of Directors Rejects Unsolicited Tender Offer from Merck KGaA

      Versum Materials’ Board of Directors Rejects Unsolicited Tender Offer from Merck KGaA

      TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Versum Materials, Inc. (NYSE: VSM) today announced that its board of directors (the “Versum Board”), after careful consideration and consultation with its financial and legal advisors, unanimously determined to reject the unsolicited tender offer from Merck KGaA (“Merck”) to acquire all outstanding shares of Versum for $48 per share in cash (the “Offer”). The Versum Board determined that the Offer is not in the best interests of Versum or its stockholders. Accordingly, the Versum Board recommends that Versum stockholders reject the Offer and not tender their shares into the Offer...

       

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    6. Magellan Health (MGLN) Enters Pact with Starboard

      Magellan Health (MGLN) Enters Pact with Starboard

      Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Starboard Value LP (together with certain of its affiliates, “Starboard”), which owns approximately 9.8% of the Company’s outstanding common stock.  Under the terms of the agreement, four new independent directors will join the Magellan Health Board of Directors effective immediately...

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    7. Mondelez in Advanced Talks for Campbell's Cookie Assets

      Mondelez in Advanced Talks for Campbell's Cookie Assets

      (Bloomberg) -- Mondelez International Inc., the maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury chocolates, is in advanced talks to acquire international brands being sold by Campbell Soup Co., people familiar with the matter said. Mondelez is negotiating final terms of a purchase of Arnott’s Biscuits, the Australian maker of Tim Tam cookies, and Danish butter-cookie producer Kelsen Group, according to the people...

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    8. RBS Faces Shareholder Rebellion Over Chief Executive's Pension

      RBS Faces Shareholder Rebellion Over Chief Executive's Pension

      A shareholder rebellion is brewing before Royal Bank of Scotland’s annual general meeting as investor groups raise red flags over a pay policy that involves the chief executive receiving £350,000 per year in pension payments. The Investment Association (IA) and individual shareholder society ShareSoc have released reports raising concern over pension payments for the bank’s CEO, Ross McEwan, which are out of line with the rest of its workforce...

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    9. Permit Enterprise, Hestia Capital Nominate Slate for Board of GameStop

      Permit Enterprise, Hestia Capital Nominate Slate for Board of GameStop

      Hestia Capital Partners LP and Permit Capital Enterprise Fund LP, are long-term stockholders of GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), with a combined ownership of approximately 1.3% of outstanding stock. Hestia Capital and Permit Enterprise (the "Investor Group") today announced that Hestia Capital has delivered to the Company a formal notice of nomination of four highly qualified candidates...

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    10. Breaking News: Wells Fargo CEO and President Tim Sloan to Retire; Board of Directors Elects Allen Parker as Interim CEO and President

      Breaking News:  Wells Fargo CEO and President Tim Sloan to Retire; Board of Directors Elects Allen Parker as Interim CEO and President

      Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that Chief Executive Officer and President Timothy J. Sloan has informed the Company’s Board of Directors of his decision to retire from the Company, effective June 30, 2019, and to step down as CEO, president, and Board member effective immediately...

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    11. Barclays International CEO Tim Throsby to Leave as Part of Executive Overhaul

      Barclays International CEO Tim Throsby to Leave as Part of Executive Overhaul

      By Lawrence White LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays chief executive Jes Staley took direct control of its under-pressure investment bank on Wednesday, ousting the head of the business Tim Throsby in a surprise shake-up as he battles an activist investor. Staley is assuming oversight of the three Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) divisions, banking, markets and corporate bank, in a move he said would help improve overall returns to more than the 7 percent achieved in 2018...

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