By Ilan Shavit On Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Hedge Fund Manager Bill Ackman Grasps 7.5% Mondelez Stake

  Bill Ackman, the activist hedge fund manager, has put a $5.5 billion bet on Mondelez  (7.5 per cent stake), the maker of  Oreo, Cadbury’s chocolate and Trident gum, in an attempt to force the food group More...

By Omri Cohen On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Arbitrator Bars Elsztain From Ousting Ben-Moshe

Arbitrator Adv. Dr. Amiram Binyamini has issued a temporary injunction against IDB Development Corp. (TASE: IDBD) controlling shareholder Eduardo Elsztain from ousting his former partner Moti Ben-Moshe from the More...

By Omri Cohen On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Ben-Moshe Claims He’s IDB Development Buyer

  The Buy Me Buy You (BMBY) procedure for the controlling interest in IDB Development Corporation Ltd. (TASE:IDBD) will not be over in two days; it is likely to continue for weeks, according to an answer More...

By Kurt Tucholsky On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Icahn Says Apple Share’s Grossly Undervalued, Claims Company Worth 1.5 Trillion

Activist investor Carl Icahn has made a public plea to Apple CEO Tim Cook asking him to enact a large share buyback. In an open letter Icahn claims that Apples shares, presently trading at about $128, are More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Carl Icahn Tweets, and Apple’s Market Value Gets a $10 Billion Boost

In an open letter to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook which was made public through a tweet at just before noon today, billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said he believes the technology giant’s stock is More...

By Aviv Levy On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Elsztain: I’m Sole IDB Controlling Shareholder

  After a prolonged period of stagnation at IDB Development Corporation Ltd. (TASE:IDBD), and in view of the rift between its two controlling shareholders, it appears that Eduardo Elsztain is losing patience. More...

By Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Carl Icahn Thinks the Most Valuable Company Is ‘Undervalued and Misunderstood’

  Activist hedge fund manager Carl Icahn still doesn’t think investors get it. Apple’s market cap is about $760 billion, roughly double that of the US stock market’s next-largest company, More...

By Vered Weiss On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Project Volt Brings Activist Investing to Australia

  Investor activism may soon become the name of the game in Australia, as those involved in Project Volt attempted to affect radical change in AMP, a wealth management company, through buying up a large More...

By Tibi Singer On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Shareholders Report Damns Everybody in Wynn Resorts War: Steve Wynn, His Ex Elaine, and the Board

A 31-page report on Wynn Resorts that was supposed to guide shareholders and investors on how to choose between Elaine Wynn, Steve’s Ex who wants to stay in, and the Wynn Resorts board who wants her out—turned More...

By Tibi Singer On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Ackman: Feds Subpoenaed My PR Firm, but Not Me

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, whose 2-year effort to bring down nutritional supplement provider Herbalife coincided with his shorting their shares through his Pershing Square Management, is complaining that federal More...


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