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    2. Sony Financial Holdings Inc.: Third Point Has A Point

      Sony Financial Holdings Inc.: Third Point Has A Point
      As I have previously explained , I think that Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE ) is right in its decision not to give in to demands by activist investor Third Point LLC to break the company apart. I believe that the company will be stronger in the long run if it keeps most of its different businesses under one roof. There is, however, one part of Third Point's assessment I agree with...
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    3. 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 ATT 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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    4. We Talked to 24 People About the Hedge Fund Wunderkind at Elliott Management who wants to shake up AT&T. Here’s why Management Should Be Terrified.

      We Talked to 24 People About the Hedge Fund Wunderkind at Elliott Management who wants to shake up AT&T. Here’s why Management Should Be Terrified.
      ...ent so far as to say Cohn is perhaps the perfect exemplar of how Elliott has become the most institutional of activist investors. Elliott "is one of the only activist funds that is not an alter ego of the founder," he sa...
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    5. AT&T Boss Met Activist

      AT&T Boss Met Activist
      ATT Inc.'s chief executive met this week with the activist investor who is pressing the company to rethink its strategy and sell off more assets, according to people familiar with the matter. ATT boss Randall Stephenson and Jesse Cohn, the portfolio manager at Elliott Management Corp. who challenged the telecom veteran, met Tuesday in New York for an introductory conversation, the people said...
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    6. Nelson Peltz Explains Trian's 'big mistake' on GE and Why He's Sticking by the Stock: 'Larry Culp is a star'

      Nelson Peltz Explains Trian's 'big mistake' on GE and Why He's Sticking by the Stock: 'Larry Culp is a star'
      GE's stock has dropped more than 70% since Trian Partners took a position in the struggling company. That was our big mistake; we should have sold three thirds of our position, Trian Partners CEO Nelson Peltz said. Peltz is optimistic that GE is turning things around under new management, however. I think Larry Culp is a star. I think he knows how to run a business. I think he ...
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    7. Elliott Pushes for Sale of Hilton Grand Vacations

      Elliott Pushes for Sale of Hilton Grand Vacations
      Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. has built a position in Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. and has been advocating for a sale prior to the company putting itself on the block, according to people familiar with the matter. The New York-based hedge fund run by billionaire Paul Singer bought a stake of less than 5% in the time-share operator in July, said the people, who asked to not be identified because ...
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    8. AT&T CEO Defends WarnerMedia Strategy, Addresses Activist Investor’s Letter

      AT&T CEO Defends WarnerMedia Strategy, Addresses Activist Investor’s Letter
      ATT chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson defended the $85 billion deal for Time Warner as the right strategy for the company in response to criticism from an activist investor. Consumers are watching more content and more of that viewing is digital, so combining a telecommunications company like ATT with a content powerhouse like WarnerMedia is the right vertical integration play, Stephenson said, speaking at Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference Tuesday in ...
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  2. Quotes about Activist Investors

    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