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    2. Nielsen Draws Interest From Blackstone and Carlyle -

      Nielsen Draws Interest From Blackstone and Carlyle -
      (Bloomberg) -- Nielsen Holdings Plc, the consumer-data giant weighing a sale under pressure from an activist investor, has drawn interest from suitors including Blackstone Group LP and the Carlyle Group LP, according to people familiar with the matter. The two private equity firms are considering submitting bids for the company, said the people, who asked to not be identified because the matter isnt public...
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    3. Activist Investor Trying to block Aryzta’s €800m Share Sale

      Activist Investor Trying to block Aryzta’s €800m Share Sale
      Activist investor trying to block Aryztas 800m share sale Larius Capital seeking to amass up to 10% of Cuisine De France owner 28 minutes ago Aryzta makes burger buns for clients including McDonalds. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters A Swiss activist investor is mounting a campaign to block Aryztas 800 million share sale, arguing the troubled McDonalds bun maker should instead sell assets and slash management layers, according to two people ...
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    4. Marijuana Company Pressed to Make Deal by Activist Investor

      Marijuana Company Pressed to Make Deal by Activist Investor
      Hexo Corp. has drawn interest from an occasional activist investor, who fears the Canadian marijuana company will miss out on a frenzy of deal making in the budding industry. New York-based Riposte Capital LLC, Hexos second-largest shareholder with a roughly 2.5% stake, plans to urge the company to explore strategic alternatives and take advantage of the cannabis sectors rapid growth, according to people familiar with the matter...
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    5. Loeb Wants Breen to Lead DuPont After 3-Way Split at DowDuPont

      Loeb Wants Breen to Lead DuPont After 3-Way Split at DowDuPont
      Ed Breen, the chief executive officer of chemical giant DowDuPont Inc., is the best choice to run DuPont when it becomes an independent company next year, activist investor Dan Loeb said. I hope Ed Breen is involved in a serious way, continuing as CEO or in an executive chair role, Loeb, who runs the Third Point LLC hedge fund, said in an interview Tuesday...
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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