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Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason issue open letter opposing Fuji Xerox merger

The activist investors have stated that by itself Xerox still has enormous value for shareholders and that its divestiture to Fujifilm is not justified given the premium offered by the Japanese firm. 207 more words


Agency Costs and Institutional dominated share ownership: activists and governance

Summary: Institutional Investors (II) -such as mutual funds- are rational while not doing research and issuing shareholder proposals; activists and hedge funds may have a role issuing those proposals, so that others have an option to increase their voting value. 1,556 more words

Corporate Governance

Whole Foods Just Had a Major Board of Directors Shakeup

Whole Foods Market named a new chief financial officer and five independent directors who were not on activist investor Jana Partners’ slate, in a dramatic shakeup as the high-end grocer seeks to… 587 more words