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    1. PixarBio Expands Board of Directors to Prepare for Future Growth

      PixarBio Expands Board of Directors to Prepare for Future Growth

      MEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PixarBio Corporation today announced two new members of the Board of Directors. David Cass will serve as an independent member and he’ll join the audit committee as well as the governance and nominating committee. Katrin Holzhaus will join the Board of Directors and serve as Secretary of the Board. In addition, Katrin will be a member of the governance and ...

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    2. Wintergreen Urges Coca-Cola to Address Conflicts Amid Buyout Speculation

      Wintergreen Urges Coca-Cola to Address Conflicts Amid Buyout Speculation

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citing its concern about possible conflicts of interest at The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) amid media speculation that 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway may be planning a transaction to take Coca-Cola private, Wintergreen Advisers today released the following letter. It is addressed to the independent directors who chair Coca-Cola’s Audit, Compensation, and Governance ...

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    3. Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Adds Dr. Jeffrey Chodakewitz to Board of Directors

      Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Adds Dr. Jeffrey Chodakewitz to Board of Directors

      WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of potent new antibiotics designed to be effective against multidrug-resistant bacteria, today announced the addition of Jeffrey A. Chodakewitz, M.D. to the Company’s Board of Directors. Dr. Chodakewitz brings more than 30 years’ experience in ...

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    4. American Midstream Appoints Rose M. Robeson to the Board of Directors of its General Partner

      American Midstream Appoints Rose M. Robeson to the Board of Directors of its General Partner

      DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: AMID), today announced the appointment of Rose M. Robeson to the board of directors of its general partner effective June 1, 2014. Ms. Robeson will serve as an independent director and as a member of the Audit and Compensation committees. Ms. Robeson most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DCP ...

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    5. Former SEC Litigation Counsel, Alan Lieberman, Returns to Blank Rome

      Former SEC Litigation Counsel, Alan Lieberman, Returns to Blank Rome

      WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Alan Lieberman has rejoined the Firm as a partner in the Corporate Litigation group. Mr. Lieberman was formerly Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel in the Division of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Washington, D.C. headquarters, and had been an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District ...

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    6. Air Lease Corporation Announces the Election of a New Independent Director

      Air Lease Corporation Announces the Election of a New Independent Director

      LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the election of a new independent director to its Board of Directors (the “ALC Board”) at the company’s annual meeting of stockholders. Marshall O. Larsen was elected to the ALC Board along with the seven currently serving members. Mr. Larsen also will serve on the ALC Board’s nominating and corporate governance ...

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    7. Wintergreen Advisers Writes Directors of Coca-Cola, Berkshire Hathaway

      Wintergreen Advisers Writes Directors of Coca-Cola, Berkshire Hathaway

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wintergreen Advisers today released the following letter, which was sent to the directors of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) and Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B). In the letter, Wintergreen states its belief that the Boards’ recent actions are utterly inconsistent with the well-defined fiduciary duties that they owe to their respective shareholders ...

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    8. Yukiko Omura Joins Assured Guaranty's Board of Directors

      Yukiko Omura Joins Assured Guaranty's Board of Directors

      )--Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) announced that Ms. Yukiko Omura has been elected as an independent director to its Board of Directors. Ms. Omura will also serve on the Board’s Finance Committee and Risk Oversight Committee.

      “We are very pleased to have Yukiko Omura join our Board,” said Assured Guaranty Chairman, Robin Monro-Davies.

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    9. Cubic Adds Transportation Expert Steven Norris to Board of Directors

      Cubic Adds Transportation Expert Steven Norris to Board of Directors

      SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced that Steven John Norris, a UK businessman and former government minister, was appointed to the company’s board of directors and its nominating and corporate governance committee. Norris is a recognized authority on transport and infrastructure issues. Previously he served as a member of the Cubic Transportation Systems ...

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    10. Fifth Third Bancorp Elects James P. Hackett Non-Executive Chairman of the Board and Marsha C. Williams Lead Director ...

      Fifth Third Bancorp Elects James P. Hackett Non-Executive Chairman of the Board and Marsha C. Williams Lead Director ...

      CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected James P. Hackett as the non-executive chairman of the Board following the retirement of William Isaac at the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders. Additionally, the Board elected Marsha C. Williams as the lead director of the Board to replace Hackett. These elections took place ...

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    11. Tulane University President Scott Cowen Named to Barnes & Noble Board of Directors

      Tulane University President Scott Cowen Named to Barnes & Noble Board of Directors

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), today announced that Scott S. Cowen, President of Tulane University in New Orleans, has been elected to the Barnes & Noble Board of Directors. Dr. Cowen is the 14th President of Tulane University. He also holds joint appointments as the Seymour S. Goodman Memorial Professor of Business in Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business and ...

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    12. eBay Inc. Issues Letter to Shareholders

      eBay Inc. Issues Letter to Shareholders

      SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) today announced that it has issued the following letter to its shareholders. The company also said it has filed a definitive proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) with respect to eBay’s 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, to be held on May 13, 2014. “Our shareholders and our customers are best served by ...

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    13. Fitch: Shareholder Activism, Consumer Trends Among Top Concerns of U.S. Restaurant Investors

      Fitch: Shareholder Activism, Consumer Trends Among Top Concerns of U.S. Restaurant Investors

      CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The effect of activist shareholders on credits, the merits of having an investment grade rating, sustainable capital structures and the state of consumer spending are top-of-mind for U.S. credit investors in the restaurant industry, according to a Fitch Ratings report. During the first-quarter of 2014, Fitch participated in multiple group discussions with investors ...

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    14. Tiffany Announces Stock Repurchase Program; Board Authorizes $300 Million over Three Years

      Tiffany Announces Stock Repurchase Program; Board Authorizes $300 Million over Three Years

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new stock repurchase program. The previous program expired at the end of January 2014. Effective immediately, this new program authorizes the repurchase of up to $300 million of Tiffany’s Common Stock through open market transactions. Purchases are discretionary and will be made from ...

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    15. Vestar Capital Partners to Acquire Institutional Shareholder Services from MSCI in $364 Million Transaction

      Vestar Capital Partners to Acquire Institutional Shareholder Services from MSCI in $364 Million Transaction

      Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, today announced its parent company, MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), had entered into a definitive agreement with Vestar Capital Partners (“Vestar“), pursuant to which Vestar has agreed to acquire ISS for $364 million. The ...

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