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    2. Activist Investor Takes Stake in CVS

      Activist Investor Takes Stake in CVS
      Activist investor Starboard Value LP has taken a stake in CVS Health Corp. and held talks with the drugstore-and-insurance giants management, according to people familiar with the matter. The stake appears to be relatively small and the people said the talks, held recently, are amicable. How much Starboard currently owns and what it has discussed with the company couldnt be learned...
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    3. AECOM Announces Governance Agreement with Starboard Value

      AECOM Announces Governance Agreement with Starboard Value
      LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 22, 2019-- AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the worlds premier infrastructure firm, today announced a governance agreement with Starboard Value LP (together with its affiliates, Starboard), an investment firm and shareholder of the Company, which provides for the appointment of three new independent directors recommended by Starboard, including Starboard Managing Member, Peter A. Feld, to the AECOM Board of Directors...
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    4. Carl Icahn Urges U.S. SEC to 'rethink' Proposed Rule Change for Proxy Advisers

      Carl Icahn Urges U.S. SEC to 'rethink' Proposed Rule Change for Proxy Advisers
      Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn on Monday urged the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to rethink a proposed rule change for proxy adviser firms, saying it would make activist investing "even more difficult and expensive to practice." The SEC earlier this month put forward new rules that would require proxy adviser firms to give companies a chance to review proxy materials before they are sent to shareholders...
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    5. Court Tosses Carl Icahn's Lawsuit Seeking Occidental Acquisition Records

      Court Tosses Carl Icahn's Lawsuit Seeking Occidental Acquisition Records
      Activist investor Carl Icahn will not have access to Occidental Petroleum Corp's Anadarko takeover records to support his proxy fight against the oil firm's board, a Delaware court judge ruled on Thursday. Icahn sued Occidental in Delaware Court of Chancery last May seeking financial records and details of its negotiations with Anadarko. He has since committed to a proxy fight to appoint new management and accelerate asset sales ...
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    6. Carl Icahn Takes Stake in HP, Pushes for Merger with Xerox

      Carl Icahn Takes Stake in HP, Pushes for Merger with Xerox
      Activist investor Carl Icahn has bought a $1.2 billion stake in HP Inc and is pushing for the personal computer maker's merger with printer maker Xerox Corp , arguing that a union could yield big profits for investors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Icahn, who owns a 10.6% stake in Xerox, now owns a 4.24% stake in HP, the Journal said. Xerox made a roughly ...
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    7. Activist Investor Icahn Sells Nearly a Third ofHhis Occidental Petroleum Stake

      Activist Investor Icahn Sells Nearly a Third ofHhis Occidental Petroleum Stake
      HOUSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn, who has been waging a bitter battle against Occidental Petroleum Corp's board over its $38 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum, cut his holdings in the oil and gas producer by nearly a third, according to an open letter to shareholders released on Friday...
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    8. Marathon Petroleum Bows to Activist Push With Spinoff, CEO Exit

      Marathon Petroleum Bows to Activist Push With Spinoff, CEO Exit
      Marathon Petroleum Corp. buckled under pressure from shareholders and announced the spinoff of its retail fuel-station business and the departure of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, just five weeks after activist investor Elliott Management Corp. went public with demands for a radical overhaul of the company. Marathon confirmed the plan Thursday, along with a review of its pipeline business...
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    9. An SEC Official is Siding with Big Asset Managers That Say Hedge Funds Like Saba Capital Should Be Banned from Taking Activist Stakes in Closed-End Funds

      An SEC Official is Siding with Big Asset Managers That Say Hedge Funds Like Saba Capital Should Be Banned from Taking Activist Stakes in Closed-End Funds
      The US Securities and Exchange Commission's Robert Jackson hopes to prevent the kind of closed-end fund activism that funds like Boaz Weinstein's Saba Capital have engaged in. Jackson, in an interview with Business Insider, said the SEC needs to protect the retail investors who choose closed-end funds for the fixed payouts the structure offers, and hopes to get the issue in front of the full commission before the ...
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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