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    1. This Is The Wild Coca-Cola Executive Compensation Plan That Warren Buffett Is Having Killed

      This Is The Wild Coca-Cola Executive Compensation Plan That Warren Buffett Is Having Killed

      This week we learned that if Warren Buffett has a problem with you, he prefers to handle it privately over a steak dinner in Omaha.

      Because publicly, it seemed that Buffett wasn't going to do anything about the Coca-Cola executive compensation plan that, according to some detractors, might dilute shareholders up to 16.6% and hand execs up to $24 billion worth of stock at today's share price.

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    2. Activist Investor Brilliantly Sleep Shames Bank Chairman For Dozing Off During Annual Meeting

      Activist Investor Brilliantly Sleep Shames Bank Chairman For Dozing Off During Annual Meeting

      Part of being an activist investor is convincing the board of a company that changes must be made. Some people do it wrong, some people do it right. From Joseph Stilwell, founder of Stilwell Value Partners, we have an example of how it is done right. Stilwell launched an activist campaign against Wisconsin-based Harvard Illinois Bancorp in 2012. According to government filings, as of last month ...

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    3. A Private Equity Firm Just Bought Chuck E. Cheese For $950 Million

      A Private Equity Firm Just Bought Chuck E. Cheese For $950 Million

      Leon Black's Apollo Management said it was going to put its $18.4 billion war chest to work, and now we're seeing that work in action.  CEC Entertainment, the company that owns children's pizza joint and baby-sitting nightmare Chuck E. Cheese, has just agreed to be acquired by an affiliate of the PE firm for a fair amount of cheese (sorry) — $950 million, or $54 a share...

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    4. Carl Icahn Is Now Suing Michael Dell For Trying To Thwart His Attempt To Take Over Dell

      Carl Icahn Is Now Suing Michael Dell For Trying To Thwart His Attempt To Take Over Dell

      Carl Icahn is suing Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell and his group for attempting to thwart Icahn's takeover of the embattled PC maker, Reuters reports. Icahn is trying to block Dell from setting a new record date ahead tomorrow's shareholder vote for control of the company. In his lawsuit, he also included a list of demands , said Reuters, one being that CEO Michael Dell and his group not be able to vote any shares issued after February 5th, the day the deal was announced. Last week, the Dell shareholder vote was postponed at Michael Dell's request. He ...

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