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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. Elliott Management Sends Letter to Board of Directors of AT&T

      Elliott Management Sends Letter to Board of Directors of AT&T
      Elliott Management Corporation (Elliott), which manages funds that collectively beneficially own $3.2 billion of ATT Inc. (ATT or the Company), today released a letter outlining a compelling value-creation opportunity at ATT. The letter, addressed to the Companys Board, noted that the opportunity could lead ATT to a $60+ per share value by the end of 2021, representing a 65%+ upside to todays share price...
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    7. Red Robin Gives Activist Investor the Bird

      Red Robin Gives Activist Investor the Bird
      Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (ticker: RRGB) has done what activist Brian Kahn of Vintage Capital Management doubted was possible without his help: Find a credible CEO to attempt a turnaround. The question is whether shareholders will still be left hungry. The struggling burger chain announced Thursday it had hired restaurant veteran Paul J.B. Murphy III to lead the company after a lengthy search process...
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    8. Activist Investor Takes 9 Percent Stake in Outback Steakhouse Owner, Bloomin’ Brands

      Activist Investor Takes 9 Percent Stake in Outback Steakhouse Owner, Bloomin’ Brands
      TAMPA The same activist investor who pushed the owners of Outback Steakhouse to explore a sale have purchased another large share of the restaurant company. Jana Partners, LLC, a New York hedge fund, now holds about a 9 percent stake in Bloomin Brands. The hedge fund purchased $127.7 million worth of shares between July 9 and Aug. 30, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission made ...
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    1. This is fertile ground for activist investors.
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    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