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    1. Broadcom's Boardroom Battle With Qualcomm Will Likely Lead to a Higher Bid

      Broadcom's Boardroom Battle With Qualcomm Will Likely Lead to a Higher Bid

      Broadcom Ltd. ( AVGO ) on Monday, Dec. 4, took its hostile $130 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc. ( QCOM ) to the chipmaker's shareholders by launching a total boardroom takeover effort intended to help propel its deal effort. The semiconductor company's boardroom battle was expected as Qualcomm last month said it was rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited offer of $70 in cash and stock. The deal, should it ever be consummated, would represent the largest ever technology combination...

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    2. CVS and Aetna Used One Word that Should Make Employees Nervous

      CVS and Aetna Used One Word that Should Make Employees Nervous
      • CVS Health is buying Aetna for $69 billion ($145 a share and 0.8378 CVS shares per Aetna share).
      • The merger could reshape the American healthcare system as we know it.
      • CVS and Aetna said that the deal will come with some synergies.

      In the largest deal of 2017, CVS Health is buying Aetna, the third largest US insurer, for $69 billion. Aetna stockholders will be paid $145 a share in cash and 0.8378 CVS shares per Aetna share...

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    3. A New CEO Won't be Enough to Save Chipotle

      A New CEO Won't be Enough to Save Chipotle
      • Chipotle said Wednesday that founder and CEO Steve Ells will step down.
      • The stock initially rose after the announcement, but it won't be enough to reach its highs set earlier this year.

      There's finally a change at the top for Chipotle Mexican Grill, as CEO Stephen Ells will be stepping down after a suitable replacement is found. The founder CEO will then assume the role of executive chairman...

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    4. Share Sleuth: Be Wary of Excessive Executive Pay

      Share Sleuth: Be Wary of Excessive Executive Pay

      Events at Tristel (TSTL) are a reminder that complicated remuneration schemes masking inflated executive pay extend way beyond the big companies and 'fat cats' that make it into the headlines. Boards showing restraint, in my opinion, are exceptions, even among smaller companies. I pick on Tristel (which makes hospital disinfectants) for three reasons...

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    5. Shareholder Activism -- Will 2018 Follow 2017's Footsteps?

      Shareholder Activism -- Will 2018 Follow 2017's Footsteps?

      His fields of expertise include corporations, securities regulation and corporate governance . Elson has written extensively on the subject of boards of directors. He is a frequent contributor on corporate governance issues to various scholarly and popular publications. He is also Vice Chairman of the ABA ...

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    6. Activist Shareholder, the CCO and Compliance

      Activist Shareholder, the CCO and Compliance

      It certainly is one thing for a company to make changes in their compliance program based upon ongoing monitoring, evolving best practices or remediation during an investigation. However, Boards of Directors, Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and compliance programs may now face a new source of dynamic tension in the form of activist shareholders...

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    7. Elliott’s Taubman Tactics May Require Crossing Vanguar

      Elliott’s Taubman Tactics May Require Crossing Vanguar

      Mall owners sure are in vogue with activists.

      Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp. confirmed late Tuesday that it has amassed a stake in Taubman Centers Inc., joining Jonathan Litt’s Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC as an activist pushing for change at the $3.4 billion company. That’s after Dan Loeb’s Third Point LLC and Jeff Smith’s Starboard Value LP each recently revealed stakes in Taubman’s larger rival, Macerich Co...

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    8. Apple could give Shareholders a Huge Dividend if Tax Reform Actually Happens

      Apple could give Shareholders a Huge Dividend if Tax Reform Actually Happens
      • As of the end of September, Apple had $268.9 billion of cash and investments on its balance sheet. Of that, $252.3 billion was held overseas for tax purposes
      • A major component of the Republican tax plan seeks to entice companies to move that cash back to the US with a one-time, special repatriation rule.
      • After paying off debts, Apple could pay a $15-$20 special dividend to get its excess cash into shareholders' hands in a speedy manner...
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    9. A Broadcom Director Fight Could Be Next at Qualcomm

      A Broadcom Director Fight Could Be Next at Qualcomm

      The likelihood that Broadcom Ltd. ( AVGO ) will launch a boardroom battle to take over the board of Qualcomm Inc. ( QCOM ) increased substantially on Monday, Nov. 13. That's because as expected, Qualcomm announced Monday it was rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited $130 billion, including debt, acquisition offer. Last Monday Broadcom offered to buy Qualcomm for $70 a share in cash and stock, in what would become the largest ever technology combination if it were to ever be consummated...

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