Vishesh Kumar is a Senior Correspondent covering activist investing for The Street.
He was previously a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal where he covered Media and Technology. Prior to that he was a Senior Writer at The Street covering Internet start companies.
Kumar holds an MS from the London School of Economics and an BA from the University of California, San Diego.
Recent Articles By The Author
CenturyLink Adopts Succession Backed by Corvex's Meister
CenturyLink's move will likely obviate the need for more aggressive tactics from Keith Meister, an activist investor who's known for forcing management's hand.
Activists Step Up Pressure on Internet Companies
A spate of Internet companies has encountered new or mounting activist pressure in recent weeks. Some companies previously shorted for their lofty valuations now have activists clamoring for sales.
Hedge Funds Big Wigs Are Buying Consumer and Selling Tech, Here's the Stocks
As talk of fiscal reform gained steam over the last quarter, the biggest hedge funds may be banking on tax cuts as they charged into consumer discretionary stocks.
Corvex's Meister Turns the Tables on CenturyLink in Level 3 Merger
Some shareholders cheer as Corvex's Keith Meister pushes to remake CenturyLink in Level 3's image. A brutal proxy contest could lie ahead if CenturyLink's cozy board doesn't comply.
Yelp May Attract Activist Investors After Precipitous Fall
Yelp's latest management misstep comes as competition is intensifying and activists are pressuring other struggling Internet companies to sell.
Microsoft Moves on Yahoo!
The $31-a-share offer, worth more than $44 billion, represents a 62% premium to Yahoo!'s last close.
Google Faces Downturn Debut
How will the search giant fare in its first recession as a public company?