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Michael Flaherty

P&G, Peltz vie for small investor votes in biggest-ever proxy fight

25 Sep 2017

NEW YORK The largest corporate proxy fight in history, between Procter & Gamble Co and activist investor Nelson Peltz, may ultimately be decided by small shareholders like Tom Neubecker.

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft hires ex-FTC attorney for antitrust practice

18 Sep 2017

NEW YORK Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP said on Monday that it hired former U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) attorney Bilal Sayyed to strengthen the law firm's antitrust practice.

Hedge fund DE Shaw urges EQT to split after Rice Energy deal

14 Sep 2017

Hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co LP on Thursday urged EQT Corp , which is buying Rice Energy Inc in a $6.7 billion deal, to split into two parts after the deal and to speed up efforts to boost the company's stock price.

Energen seeks court ruling on investor rights as funds push for sale

13 Sep 2017

NEW YORK Energen Corp on Tuesday sought guidance from an Alabama court on the state's shareholder rights laws which an activist investor had said it would use to force a sale of the U.S. oil and gas producer, a regulatory filing shows.

Exclusive: Elliott's Evergreen makes bid to buy Gigamon - sources

11 Sep 2017

Elliott Management Corp's private equity arm has submitted a bid to acquire U.S. networking software maker Gigamon Inc , according to people familiar with the matter.

EXCLUSIVE-Elliott's Evergreen submits offer for Gigamon -sources

11 Sep 2017

Sept 11 Elliott Management Corp's private equity arm has submitted a bid to acquire U.S. networking software maker Gigamon Inc, according to people familiar with the matter.

Hudson's Bay signals no interest in selling Galeria Kaufhof

08 Sep 2017

DUESSELDORF/NEW YORK Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay signaled on Friday it had no intention of selling German department store chain Kaufhof, after people familiar with the matter said Austrian real estate company Signa Holding was considering a bid.

Trian proposes shake-up to P&G's structure and strategy

06 Sep 2017

NEW YORK Activist investor Trian Partners on Wednesday released its long-awaited plan to boost shares of Procter & Gamble Co , detailing changes intended to streamline and rejuvenate the maker of Crest toothpaste, Tide laundry detergent and Pampers diapers.

Marathon Petroleum gains Elliott's support to keep Speedway

05 Sep 2017

U.S. refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it would keep its Speedway retail arm, a decision backed by activist investor Elliott Management, which had previously pushed the company to separate the business.

Tenet to replace CEO, board directors under activist pressure

31 Aug 2017

NEW YORK Tenet Healthcare Corp said on Thursday it would replace longtime Chief Executive Trevor Fetter and members of its board, as pressure builds from its largest shareholder to shake up the hospital company's management.

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