Insurgents are finding ways to apply pressure, especially where the nature of the ownership is depressing stock prices.
March madness has nothing on Wall Street as the first Monday in the month kicks off with several multi-billion dollar deals.
Shareholder activists are mounting campaigns at a record pace, and few are more successful and feared than these ten.
Hospital operator HCA Holdings is on the hunt for more hospitals, especially large ones, often not-for-profits.
Engaged Capital's Glenn Wellington envisions sponsors assisting in campaigns, but bemoans 'white knight' situations.
Nelson Peltz will relinquish his seat at Legg Mason after placing a lieutenant on the New York lender's expanded board.
Ad-tech company Datalogix may be getting attention from potential acquirers, sources tell The Deal's Jonathan Marino.
For retailers, especially those that are already struggling, the holidays can be a real make-or-break time. And that's the situation that teen retailer Wet Seal finds itself in.
It's a field day for activists. Over at animal healthcare company Zoetis, Pershing Square Capital Management's Bill Ackman revealed an 8.5% stake.
Up to now, companies in highly regulated industries were safe from activists.