Tag archive for ‘Proxy’
Vered Weiss On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Gannett Says Carl Icahn Wants To “Advance His Own Agenda” With Proxy Threat

Carl Icahn is at it again, this time with Gannett, which he wants to split up into a newspaper unit, which includes USA Today and its broadcast operations, and has made two board nominees to ensure this More...

Howard R. Levine
Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

ISS Pushes Family Dollar to Hook Up With Dollar Tree

Proxy adviser ISS recommended Family Dollar accept the $8.5 billion bid from Dollar Tree to buy it over the $9.1 billion offered by Dollar General, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. The main issue is More...

Tibi Singer On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Le Canard Enchainé: Israel in Pact with Al Qaeda – So Crack Open your Vodka Bottles, We Got Ourselves a Proxy War

The French satirical magazine which occasionally scores major scoops Le Canard Enchainé (which translates as the chained duck) has reported that Israel is supporting Jabhat al-Nusra, a bona fide arm of Al More...

Clive Minchom On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

CommonWealth REIT Confirms Ouster of Board By Dissident Shareholder Group

–   (L-R) Jeff-Blau-Keith-Meister-Sam Zell -Adam-Portnoy – The commercial office real estate investment trust CommonWealth REIT, which is listed on the New York Stock exchange and based in Merton More...

Clive Minchom On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

CommonWealth REIT Board Of Trustees Voted Out In Favour Of New Slate To Be Led By Sam Zell

– – Well shareholder democracy works in the end, it seems, though it sometimes takes quite a lot of persistence. Last night Keith Meister’s activist hedge fund Corvex Management and Related More...

Alan Gallindoss On Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Keith Meister of Corvex and Jeff Blau of Related File Proxy Materials Against Portnoys Re CommonWealth REIT

– Well the gloves are now truly off in an impending proxy battle launched by New York based activist hedge fund Corvex Management and its partner Related Fund Management, an investment company affiliated More...

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