Tag archive for ‘Trian’
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Nelson Peltz Makes Truce with Pepsi, But Still May Break Up DuPont

After months of fighting tooth and nail to convince PepsiCo that it should split its beverage from its snacks division, Nelson Peltz of Trian Management and Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi seem to have made a truce, More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Nelson Peltz Tells DuPont Why It Needs Him

Activist investor Nelson Peltz of Trian Management is waging a proxy battle against DuPont and has nominated 4 potential members to its 13 person board. It isn’t the suggested appointments DuPont’s More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Nelson Peltz May Be Right About DuPont

  Nelson Peltz is an activist investor who likes to shake things up at a company once he buys a significant stake. However, often when there is news that an investor has taken a position in a company, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Activist Investors Hit the Banks

Activist investors like Nelson Peltz, Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman are known for their strong-arm tactics to get companies to change their ways, whether its splitting up, throwing out a faltering CEO or selling More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

BNY Mellon gives activist investor Trian Fund a board seat

–   Bank of New York Mellon said it elected Ed Garden, a founding partner of activist investor Trian Fund Management LP, to its board. The investment firm, founded by Nelson Peltz, Peter May More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

With Nelson Peltz on Board, Madison Square Gardens May Split Up

The Dolan family, owners of Madison Square Gardens, has been pondering since July splitting up MSG into a combined sports and cable business and a separate company for its real estate assets and concert More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Nelson Peltz Pushes for Dupont Split

Nelson Peltz seems to have the Midas touch. When he buys a stake  in a company, the shares tend to rise. He is an activist investor par excellence, and even when management doesn’t execute on his More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Carl Icahn Gets Rid of Family Dollar

Carl Icahn, who had been urging Family Dollar to put itself on sale, sold his entire stake in the company for a profit of $200 million. The struggling Family Dollar caught a bid from competitor Dollar More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Nelson Peltz Sells his Stake in GNC Holdings

Nelson Peltz, manager of Trian Fund Management, trimmed some dead weight from his portfolio and exited his position in GNC Holdings (GNC) in 2Q. Peltz sold the entire stake of 359, 254 shares amid the More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, August 25th, 2014

2 Top Food Stock Picks from Nelson Peltz

Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund has a huge stake in Mondelez (MDLZ) and a owns a significant number of shares in PepsiCo (PEP). Peltz, known to be an activist investor, has suggested dramatic changes More...

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