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    2. Activist Jana Is Set to Make $144 Million on Pinnacle Foods Deal

      Activist Jana Is Set to Make $144 Million on Pinnacle Foods Deal
      Activist investor Jana Partners and its affiliates stand to make about $144 million on their investment in Pinnacle Foods Inc. , after the packaged-food company agreed to be acquired by Conagra Brands Inc. for $8.1 billion. The New York-based hedge fund, run by Barry Rosenstein, disclosed a 9.5 percent position in Parsippany, New Jersey-based Pinnacle on April 19...
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    3. AmTrust Shareholders Vote to go Private in $2.95 Billion Deal

      AmTrust Shareholders Vote to go Private in $2.95 Billion Deal
      AmTrust Financial Services Inc. AFSI, -0.68% said Thursday that shareholders approved its plan to be taken private by two New York families and a private-equity firm. The bid was initially challenged by activist investor Carl Icahn, who recently owned as much as a 9.4% stake in the company. Icahn said the first deal was happening at the wrong price at the wrong time and was an attempt by ...
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    4. Elliott Raises Stake in Germany's GEA to Over 5 Percent

      Elliott Raises Stake in Germany's GEA to Over 5 Percent
      FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Activist shareholder Elliott has raised its stake in German food processing equipment maker GEA Group ( G1AG.DE ) to 5.03 percent from 3.01 percent as of June 12, a regulatory filing by GEA showed on Monday. Elliotts holding rose above 3 percent in October. Reporting by Maria Sheahan; Editing by Edward Taylor...
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    5. Activist Clearwater Capital Pushes for Strategic Review at AutoCanada

      Activist Clearwater Capital Pushes for Strategic Review at AutoCanada
      TORONTO - An activist investor wants AutoCanada Inc. to launch a strategic review to explore options for the auto dealership group including a possible sale. In an open letter to the chairman of AutoCanada, Clearwater Capital Management president Roland Keiper raised concerns about how the company has been performing and suggested AutoCanada may be an attractive acquisition target...
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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