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    1. Activist Hedge Fund Elliott Reveals Stake in U.S. Utility NiSource

      Activist Hedge Fund Elliott Reveals Stake in U.S. Utility NiSource

      (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Management disclosed its stake in NiSource (NYSE: NI ) on Friday and said it supported the company's decision to name a new chief executive officer, sending shares in the utility to a near two-year high. The company on late Thursday named Lloyd Yates as its chief executive officer with Joe Hamrock announcing his retirement after nearly a decade at NiSource...

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    2. Activist Investor Ackman Says Pershing Square Owns 6% of Domino's

      Activist Investor Ackman Says Pershing Square Owns 6% of Domino's

      (Reuters) - Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management owns about 6% of Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) Inc, the billionaire investor told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. Ackman, whose bets on companies are closely watched, also said he swapped Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) for the pizza chain,...

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    3. Danone Confirms Ousting of Faber as Chairman and CEO After Activist Pressure

      Danone Confirms Ousting of Faber as Chairman and CEO After Activist Pressure

      (Reuters) - The board of French food group Danone said on Monday that Emmanuel Faber would step down as chairman and CEO, adding that Gilles Schnepp, who joined as a director late last year, had been appointed non-executive chairman with immediate effect. Danone had come under pressure in recent months from several shareholders, including investment fund Artisan Partners (NYSE:APAM) and activist investor Bluebell Capital, to replace Faber at the helm...

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