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Jewish Business News On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Beware of activist investors?

    Activist investors are relatively new – but very influential – players in international capital markets. Activist investors are shareholders at publicly traded companies who attempt to affect More...

News Brief On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Dow Chemical and DuPont in merger talks: sources

Dow Chemical and DuPont are in talks to merge, creating a chemicals giant with a market value of more than $120bn that could then break up into different businesses, people familiar with the matter said More...

News Brief On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

How Nelson Peltz Gets Results

You’d think that Nelson Peltz and his fellow operatives at Trian Partners would be down in the dumps after recently losing a hotly contested proxy fight to win seats on the DuPont board. That wasn’t the More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Nelson Peltz Rebuked By DuPont Shareholders — Loses Vote On Board Members

– – Nelson Peltz has failed in his bid to take control of the DuPont board. The company’s shareholders elected all 12 of its board nominees and none of his in a major blow to the activist investor. More...

The News Journal On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

What’s left for DuPont, Trian to fight over?

  The nasty rhetoric between DuPont and Trian Fund Management has been ramped up in the days leading up to next week’s proxy vote. But whether or not Nelson Peltz‘s effort to get four members More...

Ilan Shavit On Friday, April 17th, 2015

Murdoch Outlet Coming to Aid of Nelson Peltz in his War Against Prof. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

On April 1, Yale Prof. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld wrote in the Wall Street Journal that “for all the talk about activist shareholders—usually large hedge funds—getting seats on company boards and pushing More...

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Vered Weiss On Monday, March 9th, 2015

Will Nelson Peltz Cut DuPont Retirees’ Health Benefits?

Activist investor Nelson Peltz and his Trian Fund have threatened a proxy war, but the casualties may be those employed and Dupont and its retirees, as reported by Delaware online. As Peltz, who owns $1.9 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...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Nelson Peltz Puts More Mondelez In His Shopping Cart

  Nelson Peltz is buying in the Mondelez section of his portfolio supermarket aisle, and has been stocking up on shares, according to Dakota Financial News. Peltz purchased 270, 871 shares in the open More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

DuPont Strikes Back Against Nelson Peltz’s Proxy War Threats

DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman is not taking Nelson Peltz’s proxy fight threats lying down. Kullman issued a letter to shareholders to dispel the “Trian myths” and misinformation the activist investor More...

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