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    1. 2 Reasons There Won't Be a Papa John's Buyout

      2 Reasons There Won't Be a Papa John's Buyout

      Shares of Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) surged 9% last Tuesday on rumors that the pizzeria owner may be bought out. An activist investor recently purchased stock in the company, while founder and former chairman John Schnatter has reportedly been in talks with private equity firms to help him buy back the business. After a year of controversy, investors are desperately looking for a catalyst to propel their shares higher...

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    2. Activist Investors are Gearing up for More Battles in the Year Ahead, Taking Aim at Consumer Stocks

      Activist Investors are Gearing up for More Battles in the Year Ahead, Taking Aim at Consumer Stocks

      Wall Street's top activist investors continue to see more opportunity in consumer products than in any other industry even amid multiple high-profile contests at household names like Procter & Gamble and Campbell Soup. More Wall Street's top activist investors are raising lots of cash and gearing up for battle over the next year, a new report shows...

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    3. PepsiCo CFO Says the Company is Unlikely Breaking Up Under New CEO

      PepsiCo CFO Says the Company is Unlikely Breaking Up Under New CEO

      Don’t expect PepsiCo’s new CEO to completely dismantle the food and beverage empire that outgoing chief Indra Nooyi helped build. A major shakeup — usually focused on aggressive cost-cutting to boost profits quickly — is often a common maneuver taken by new CEOs. And with PepsiCo’s ( PEP ) stock down about 6% year to date, changes targeted to saving more money would likely be well-received by investors...

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    4. Carige's Biggest Shareholder Seeks to Block Rival's Boardroom Plan

      Carige's Biggest Shareholder Seeks to Block Rival's Boardroom Plan

      MILAN (Reuters) - Banca Carige's biggest shareholder has asked a judge to prevent a rival shareholder in the Italian bank from putting forward a list of candidates for a boardroom overhaul. Shareholders in Carige, Italy's last remaining problem bank, are due to meet on Sept. 20 to appoint a new board and attempt to solve a governance crisis...

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      Mentions: crisis UBS stake
    5. Britain's CEO Pay Climbs 11% in One Year — as Working Wages Flatline

      Britain's CEO Pay Climbs 11% in One Year — as Working Wages Flatline

      The pay of FTSE 100 bosses surged 11 percent in the past year, pushing their median pay up to nearly £4 million ($5.1 million), according to a report which also found full-time employees received a 2 percent rise over the same period. More The pay of FTSE 100 bosses surged 11 percent in the past year, pushing their median pay up to nearly £4 million ($5.1 million), according to a report which also found full-time employees received a 2 percent rise over the same period...

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    6. Relaxing the Volcker Rule: A Real Mistake

      Relaxing the Volcker Rule: A Real Mistake

      The Volcker Rule states that U.S. banks will be barred in most cases from trading for their own profit under a federal rule is named after Paul Volcker, a former Fed chairman who was an adviser to President Barack Obama during the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Chick Harrity) More The most cross-cutting and critical single financial regulation since the Great Depression— the Volcker Rule —was created in the wake of the Great Recession. It’s now being second-guessed...

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