1. Articles in category: BoardBlogs

    2881-2904 of 3179 « 1 2 ... 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 ... 131 132 133 »
    1. How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

      How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

      The answer to that question is "A great deal, when that woman has already scaled high walls to get where she is." The woman in question here is Fiona Woolf, new Lord Mayor of the City of London. She has wasted no time since taking office. At the start, she made it clear that her tenure would be about restoring the values and the reputation of London's financial sector. Unsurprising then, that seeking to widen diversity is also an imperative...

      Read Full Article
    2. Critics Take Issue with Lack of Diversity on Apple Board of Directors

      Critics Take Issue with Lack of Diversity on Apple Board of Directors

      The company recently made a small tweak to its corporate charter vowing to diversify its board, following criticism from shareholders Trillium Asset Management LLC and the Sustainability Group, according to Bloomberg. Specifically, the groups have taken issue with the fact that only one woman, former Avon CEO Andrea Jung, serves on Apple's board...

      Read Full Article
    3. Activist Investors Gain in M&A Push

      Activist Investors Gain in M&A Push

      In a lackluster spell for mergers and acquisitions, activist investors have been a rare bright spot.  Aggressive investors including Elliott Management and Barington Capital Group LP were a driving force behind a number of deals at big companies in 2013. According to FactSet SharkWatch, there were 10 instances in 2013 in which a U.S. company agreed to break itself up or sell or exit businesses after an investor pushed it to make such...

       

      Read Full Article
    4. Darden's Dilemma Shows Us Bitter Truths About Boardroom Behavior

      Darden's Dilemma Shows Us Bitter Truths About Boardroom Behavior

      I made my first trip to a Red Lobster last week — I had the Bar Harbor Lobster Bake — to better understand the financial melodrama that is playing out on Wall Street and in the company’s boardroom. It’s a case study of everything that’s wrong with the current version of “shareholder capitalism”...

      Read Full Article
    5. Investment Bankers on Boards Make for Better Corporate Mergers

      Investment Bankers on Boards Make for Better Corporate Mergers

      Companies mulling a merger would do well to have an investment banker on their board of directors.  A new study from the University of Iowa found that firms with an investment banker on their boards of directors pursue mergers and acquisitions more often. Moreover, those firms perform better after the acquisition has been completed than firms that don’t have investment bankers on their boards...

      Read Full Article
    2881-2904 of 3179 « 1 2 ... 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 ... 131 132 133 »
  1. Categories

    1. BoardProspects Features:

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

  3. People in the News

    1. (3 articles) Carl Icahn
    2. (2 articles) SEC
    3. (2 articles) Executive Compensation
    4. (1 articles) Board Observer
    5. (1 articles) Jill Larsen
    6. (1 articles) Warren Buffett
    7. (1 articles) Mark Zuckerberg
    8. (1 articles) Jamie Gamble
  4. Organizations in the News

    1. (3 articles) Board Diversity
    2. (2 articles) Cloudera
    3. (2 articles) Fiduciary Duties
    4. (1 articles) Kodak
    5. (1 articles) American Express
    6. (1 articles) Berkshire Hathaway
    7. (1 articles) Sustainability
    8. (1 articles) Occidental Petroleum
    9. (1 articles) Apple
    10. (1 articles) WeWork
    11. (1 articles) Boeing
    12. (1 articles) Intel
  5. Locations in the News

    1. (5 articles) Corporate Governance
    2. (5 articles) Activist Investors
    3. (1 articles) Succession Planning
    4. (1 articles) Conflict of Interest
  6. Subjects in the News

    1. (4 articles) Cybersecurity
    2. (3 articles) Proxy Season
    3. (2 articles) Diversity
    4. (2 articles) Advisory Boards
    5. (1 articles) Japan
    6. (1 articles) proxy voting
    7. (1 articles) Director Compensation
    8. (1 articles) Shareholder Rights Plan
    9. (1 articles) ESG
    10. (1 articles) overboarded
    11. (1 articles) overboarding
    12. (1 articles) venture capital