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    2. Bristow's Deal for Columbia Helicopters Opposed by Activist Investor

      Bristow's Deal for Columbia Helicopters Opposed by Activist Investor
      Bristow ( BRS -3.4% ) is lower after activist investor Global Value Investment comes out against the proposed financing of the company's planned acquisition of Columbia Helicopters. Under the proposed financing, Global Value estimates that 33M-33.5M BRS shares would be issued in order to consummate the acquisition, representing a 93% dilution...
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    3. Activist Investor Starboard Takes Stake in Dollar Tree, Seeks Changes

      Activist Investor Starboard Takes Stake in Dollar Tree, Seeks Changes
      Activist investor Starboard Value LP has taken a stake in Dollar Tree Inc. and is pushing the retailer to sell its Family Dollar business and tweak its pricing model, according to people familiar with the matter. The New York hedge fund has a 1.7% stake in Dollar Tree DLTR, +2.35% worth roughly $370 million and is also seeking majority control of the companys 12-person board, the people said...
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    4. MDC Shareholder Calls For Meeting To Replace Three Board Directors

      MDC Shareholder Calls For Meeting To Replace Three Board Directors
      MDC Partners shareholder FrontFour Capital has turned up the heat in its attempt to shake up the beleaguered holding company's board as it continues to search for a new CEO and explores a possible sale. FrontFour which says it owns more than 5 percent of voting securities of MDC, making it one of the largest shareholders of the holding company, it claims sent a letter to MDC on Dec ...
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    5. Top Mears Group Investor Wants Chair Appointed Swiftly

      Top Mears Group Investor Wants Chair Appointed Swiftly
      LONDON (Reuters) - Activist investor Shareholder Value Management has called on Mears Group to move swiftly to appoint a new chairman or it will call a fresh extraordinary general meeting, a letter to the company seen by Reuters showed. The move is the latest in a long-running attempt by the German-based fund, Mears Group's third-biggest investor, to push through a board change at the social housing maintenance and repair services ...
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    6. Jonathan Bush: Running a Company with an Activist Investor is Like Having a 'Gun to Your Head'

      Jonathan Bush: Running a Company with an Activist Investor is Like Having a 'Gun to Your Head'
      Athenahealth co-founder and former CEO Jonathan Bush called out activist investment firm Elliott Management for its role in influencing the sale of the company during an interview with CNBC 's "Squawk on the Street" Dec. 12. In May 2017, about a year before athenahealth's decision to sell itself, Elliott purchased a 9.2 percent stake in the company...
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    7. Activist Investor Fears Luby’s will ‘Chisel Away’ Real Estate Assets

      Activist Investor Fears Luby’s will ‘Chisel Away’ Real Estate Assets
      Activist investor fears Lubys will chisel away real estate assets Hedge fund offers board slate for parent of Lubys, Fuddruckers brands Ron Ruggless | Nov 29, 2018 Bandera Partners LLC is looking to shake up the board of Lubys Inc., nominating a slate of candidates to address what it called bloated corporate expenses and the companys sale of real estate...
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    1. This is fertile ground for activist investors.
      In Investors Push U.S. Shale Firms to Separate Executive Pay from Drilling
    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