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    1. Reuters: H-P Ends Merger Talks with EMC

      Reuters: H-P Ends Merger Talks with EMC

      Hewlett-Packard's (NYSE: HPQ ) on-off merger talks with EMC (NYSE: EMC ) are dead after months of negotiations, Reuters reports, adding that H-P could disclose the news today. The companies were still trying forge a deal last week but couldn't agree on price. The development is unlikely to please activist investor Elliott Management, which wants EMC to pursue merger or spinoff opportunities. 1 ...

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    2. Activist Investor Seeks DuPont Break-Up

      Activist Investor Seeks DuPont Break-Up

      Activist investor Trian Fund Management is seeking public support to force DuPont (NYSE: DD ) to break itself up, after more than a year of unsuccessful private efforts. Trian says Dupont's overly complex corporate structure is a large weight for the company's seven business lines, and makes it difficult for investors and the company to assess their prospects. As it launches its new campaign ...

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    3. Elliot Slams Riverbed Board's Action

      Elliot Slams Riverbed Board's Action

      “Riverbed’s ( RVBD +1.3% ) announcement today sends a clear message to shareholders: We don’t care what you think," says Elliot Management , reiterating its $21 per share offer for the company. "Going against every modern principle of shareholder engagement and good corporate governance, Riverbed’s board has decided to ignore the wishes of shareholders on every count," including, says Elliot ...

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    4. Report: Icahn dumps stake in Family Dollar

      Report: Icahn dumps stake in Family Dollar

      Carl Icahn has unloaded his holdings in Family Dollar ( FDO ), according to a report from Reuters. Sources indicate the activist investor exited his position in the discounter with a profit of close to $200M. What to watch: The sale by Icahn leaves a little bit more breathing room in the boardroom at Family Dollar as it considers competing bids from Dollar Tree and Dollar General...

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