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    1. Saks Fifth Avenue's Struggling Parent Company is Going Private

      Saks Fifth Avenue's Struggling Parent Company is Going Private
      • Hudson's Bay, which owns Saks Fifth Avenue, is being taken private by a group of its shareholders.
      • The shareholder group, which includes Hudson's Bay Executive Chairman Richard Baker, owns 57% of the Canadian company.
      • Hudson's Bay has struggled to adapt to a dramatic shift to online shopping...
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    2. Carl Icahn's son Brett is the Leading Candidate to Take Over his Hedge Fund

      Carl Icahn's son Brett is the Leading Candidate to Take Over his Hedge Fund

      Carl Icahn, billionaire activist investor, waits for Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, not pictured, to speak at an election night event in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving his office from New York to Florida early next year, and plans to eventually hand over the hedge fund to his son, Brett...

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    3. AT&T in Talks to Diffuse Shareholder Row

      AT&T in Talks to Diffuse Shareholder Row

      AT&T opened discussions with activist investor Elliott Management on demands for the operator to make sweeping changes to its business, The Wall Street Journal reported. The newspaper’s sources stated the companies are assessing a series of requests made in a scathing letter criticising AT&T’s performance and future strategy, made public by the shareholder in September...

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    4. Elliott Pushes Japan's Unizo to Accept $1.6 Billion Blackstone Bid

      Elliott Pushes Japan's Unizo to Accept $1.6 Billion Blackstone Bid

      TOKYO (Reuters) - Unizo Holdings' top shareholder Elliott Management pushed the Japan hotel operator to accept a $1.6 billion tender offer from Blackstone Group, warning it would take "all available measures" if it fails to do its "fiduciary duty". Activist investor Elliott's warning comes after Unizo had previously rebuffed an offer from Blackstone. The buyout group this week ratcheted up its pursuit of the company by launching the buyout offer, to which Unizo is still deciding its response...

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    5. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Made $42.9 Million in its Last Fiscal Year — up 65% From the Year Before

      Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Made $42.9 Million in its Last Fiscal Year — up 65% From the Year Before
      • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's pay during the company's most recent fiscal year is up 65 percent to $42.9 million.
      • A big part of Nadella's higher compensation includes stock awards related to Microsoft's increasing market cap.
      • Nadella made 249 times more than the company's median employee in fiscal year 2019....
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    6. Voce Comments on SEC Investigation at Argo

      Voce Comments on SEC Investigation at Argo

      Voce Capital Management LLC ("Voce"), the beneficial owner of approximately 5.4% of the shares of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) ("Argo" or the "Company"), today commented on Argo's recent disclosure of an ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC ( News - Alert )") investigation at Argo related to executive compensation and benefits and associated disclosure issues: "Earlier this year Voce published a detailed case demonstrating that a culture of indulgence, entrenchment and failed oversight has plagued Argo under the aegis of the ...

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    7. Hudson Executive Capital to Nominate Directors to Board of USA Technologies

      Hudson Executive Capital to Nominate Directors to Board of USA Technologies

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hudson Executive Capital LP (“Hudson Executive” or “HEC”), a New York-based investment firm that beneficially owns approximately 16% of USA Technologies, Inc. (“USAT” or the “Company”) (OTC: USAT) common stock, today issued a letter to shareholders highlighting the USAT Board of Directors’ numerous value-destructive actions and lack of management qualifications or accountability...

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    8. SAP Reverts to Co-CEOs as McDermott Steps Down

      SAP Reverts to Co-CEOs as McDermott Steps Down

      Bill McDermott stood down today after a decade building up SAP as the world's leading enterprise software company. He will hand the task of completing its transition to cloud computing to new co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein. SAP announced the management overhaul, with immediate effect, after rushing out third-quarter results that showed it gaining traction in its drive to offer a more streamlined range of services and boost profitability...

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    9. U.S. Presidential Candidate Warren Calls on AT&T to Reject Plan She Says Will Cost Jobs

      U.S. Presidential Candidate Warren Calls on AT&T to Reject Plan She Says Will Cost Jobs

      (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on AT&T Inc to reject an activist investor plan she said would lead to job cuts, staking out a different position than President Donald Trump who has cheered the investor's involvement. In a Twitter post on Thursday, Warren said she sided with union workers at ...

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    10. Progenics Inked a Merger to Avoid Negotiating a Proxy War. One Activist Still Wants to Fight

      Progenics Inked a Merger to Avoid Negotiating a Proxy War. One Activist Still Wants to Fight

      Locked in a proxy tussle with activist investor Velan Capital, Progenics Pharmaceuticals danced a sidestep, inking a merger deal with another company rather than negotiate with its board challengers. But now, Velan says it's not giving up the fight—and the proposed merger has joined its list of grievances...

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