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    2. Barclays Activist Bramson Eyes Trading Shutdown at Under-Fire Investment Bank

      Barclays Activist Bramson Eyes Trading Shutdown at Under-Fire Investment Bank
      LONDON (Reuters) - Activist investor Edward Bramson is pushing to shutter the majority of trading activities undertaken by Barclays' investment banking unit, in a radical plan to cut costs and boost returns at the British lender, three sources told Reuters. Investors briefed by the New York-based financier, who took a surprise 5 percent stake in Barclays in February , said Bramson was planning to axe all parts of its investment banking operation ...
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    3. Gullane Capital Partners Announces Support for Activist Position of Destination Maternity

      Gullane Capital Partners Announces Support for Activist Position of Destination Maternity
      Hedge fund owning 3%+ of outstanding shares supports slated new board members Gullane Capital Partners , a Memphis-based hedge fund that holds 3%+ ownership in Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST), today announced its support of the GOLD proxy card issued by activist shareholders Nathan Miller and Peter O Malley calling on stockholders to vote in favor of four director nominees at the Companys 2018 annual meeting, taking place on May 23 ...
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    4. Activist Investor ValueAct Capital Reportedly Sets Sights On Citigroup

      Activist Investor ValueAct Capital Reportedly Sets Sights On Citigroup
      WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Activist investor ValueAct Capital Partners LP has built a roughly $1.2 billion stake in Citigroup Inc. (C) a bet that the giant bank's strength as a service provider to corporations will enable it to thrive in the post-crisis era and make up ground its shares have lost in recent years.ValueAct, which has built the position over the past four to five months, continues to boost ...
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    5. Barclays Ready to Fend Off Radical Proposals by Activist Investor

      Barclays Ready to Fend Off Radical Proposals by Activist Investor
      Barclays bosses are prepared to tell activist investor Ed Bramson that shareholders have no appetite for a major overhaul of the bank during a high-level meeting to be held this week. Chief executive Jes Staley and finance director Tushar Morzaria are set to sit down with Mr Bramson, whose fund Sherborne became the fourth largest shareholder recently after taking a stake of around 5.4%...
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    6. Elliott Wins Clash for Telecom Italia's Board, Beating Vivendi

      Elliott Wins Clash for Telecom Italia's Board, Beating Vivendi
      ... SA to take control of Telecom Italia SpA's board after shareholders supported the U.S. activist investor's call to improve its corporate governance and push for asset sales, ... Shareholder advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis Co. also recommended Elliott's board slate...
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    1. This is fertile ground for activist investors.
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    2. Corporate constitutions in some European jurisdictions can make it more difficult to yield the right results for activist investors versus the U.S., but for Elliott they know the vagaries of European corporate laws and defense tactics very well.
      In U.S. Hedge Fund Elliott Amps up Campaigns in Europe
    3. We think that ValueAct are more serious than some activist investors but their interest is mainly in extracting what their name would imply: value.
      In Rolls Shareholders Split Over Activist Investor