Tag archive for ‘Board of directors’
Jewish Business News On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Class-action lawsuit accuses hedge fund Standard General of holding American Apparel hostage

A shareholder class-action suit filed on Wednesday accused New York-based hedge fund Standard General of holding American Apparel hostage. Reportedly, it would reap huge benefits if the clothing company declared More...

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 More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Lucy Marcus: The Shareholder Spring Continues

LONDON – It is annual general meeting season – the time of year when some of the world’s biggest companies gather to report to shareholders and have some semblance of a conversation with them. For the next More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Three firms split on Elaine Wynn’s board candidacy

  The high-profile boardroom battle between Wynn Resorts’ board of directors and dissident board member Elaine Wynn will come to an end Friday morning, but not before both sides fired off more volleys More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Nelson Peltz Steps Up Proxy Fight with DuPont by Switching Ballots

Nelson Peltz stepped up his activist fight to try to get Dupont to split itself up by encouraging shareholders to consider voting for board nominees not nominated by the company. Peltz requested the use of a More...

Clive Minchom On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Carl Icahn Writes Open Letter To Apple Board Of Directors And Shareholders

– Carl Icahn stoked the fire again yesterday, releasing his latest open letter concerning Apple and its’ sitting on massive hoards of corporate cash. The ostensible purpose of his letter is to More...

Globes On Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Jeremy Levin Teva CEO Threatens To Resign

– Jeremy Levin has threatened to resign because of interference by the board of directors. – Jeremy Levin – Israeli Channel 2 News reports that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA; More...

Clive Minchom On Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Michael Dell’s $24.8 Billion Offer to Privatize Dell Inc Finally Goes to Shareholder Vote on September 12th

– Michael Dell/ Getty – / By Clive Minchom /  Michael Dell is a patient man; after announcing his bid to buy out the public shareholders of Dell Inc. last February, he has sat in his chair keeping More...

Globes On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

TASE chairman Sam Bronfeld resigns

– Securities Authority chairman Shmuel Hauser sent a sharply worded letter to the TASE board of directors saying Bronfeld had failed in his job. –  TASE chairman Sam Bronfeld / Eyal Itzhar     More...

Yoel Bermant On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Jacob Frenkel Appointed New Governor of Bank Israel – again

– Jacob Frenkel, who would replace Stanley Fischer, last led the Israeli central bank from 1991 to 2000. – Jacob Frenkel / Bloomberg – / By Clive Minchom / The government has now confirmed More...

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