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    1. Elliott Management Cuts Stake in SoftBank

      Elliott Management Cuts Stake in SoftBank

      Elliott Management has quietly reduced its position in Masa Son’s SoftBank Group, The Post has confirmed. And the Paul Singer-run hedge fund has made a tidy profit in the process — as much as $500 million, people with knowledge of the matter told The Post. The profit comes even as other investors have likely gotten burned by SoftBank 9984, -4.98% , whose Vision Fund posted an $18 billion loss last year...

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    2. Box Beats Estimates Two Days After Gaining Support From Influential Proxy Advisory Firm

      Box Beats Estimates Two Days After Gaining Support From Influential Proxy Advisory Firm

      Box Inc. reported better-than-expected financial results Wednesday, two days after an influential proxy advisory firm gave it a vote of confidence against an activist investor. The cloud-storage company BOX, -0.89% announced fiscal second-quarter results that beat the top and bottom lines, though shares were down in extended trading...

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    3. Chocolate, Champagne, Wine, Steak, Travel Discounts — Just Some of the Perks of Being a Shareholder

      Chocolate, Champagne, Wine, Steak, Travel Discounts — Just Some of the Perks of Being a Shareholder

      Chocolate, champagne, wine, steak, discounts on hotels and cruises. These are some of the perks companies bestow on shareholders, along with free popcorn and charitable giving opportunities.  While shareholders typically invest for financial returns, a select group of companies have long offered them perks to achieve various goals...

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    4. Small Investors Punch Above Their Weight When it Comes to Improving Corporate Governance

      Small Investors Punch Above Their Weight When it Comes to Improving Corporate Governance

      In a U.S. stock market dominated by just three major asset management companies, a rising role for small investors has the potential to turn assumptions about corporate governance and market discipline on their heads. Retail shareholders in public companies have long been held the reputation of being uninformed rabble-rousers, distractions at best and saboteurs at worst. But academic research suggests small-time stock owners have exercised oversight in ways that complement, not just combat, the influence of bigger market players...

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    5. Activision Blizzard CEO Admits ‘tone deaf’ Response to Allegations, Ahead of Employee Walkout

      Activision Blizzard CEO Admits ‘tone deaf’ Response to Allegations, Ahead of Employee Walkout

      Facing an employee revolt ahead of the videogame company’s quarterly earnings report, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick went into damage-control mode Tuesday. Responding to allegations of rampant sexual harassment and bias at the company, Kotick said in a letter to employees Tuesday night that it’s been “a difficult and upsetting week” and promised to take “swift action” to develop a more inclusive workplace...

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    6. Lawsuit Accuses Activision of ‘frat boy’ Workplace Rampant With Sexual Bias

      Lawsuit Accuses Activision of ‘frat boy’ Workplace Rampant With Sexual Bias

      A new lawsuit accuses videogame giant Activision Blizzard Inc. of fostering a “frat boy” workplace culture, including claims of years-long harassment and sexual bias. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Santa Monica-based Activision ATVI, -0.37% — which publishes such popular games as “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft”...

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    7. Airgain® Announces Addition of Kiva Allgood to Board

      Airgain® Announces Addition of Kiva Allgood to Board

      Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), a leading provider of advanced wireless connectivity solutions and technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise, and automotive, today announced the appointment of Kiva Allgood to the Airgain board of directors...

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    8. Nelson Peltz Sold More Than $350 Million Worth of P&G Stock in the Open Market This Week

      Nelson Peltz Sold More Than $350 Million Worth of P&G Stock in the Open Market This Week

      Billionaire activist investor and P&G board member still owns a near $800 million stake in the company Getty Images Billionaire activist investor Nelson Peltz has sold more than $350 million worth of Procter & Gamble shares this week, but still owns a near $800 million stake in the consumer products giant...

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