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The Rise of CEO and Founder Activism, What's a Board to Do?

The Rise of CEO and Founder Activism, What's a Board to Do?

In today's podcast Activist Trading, TheDeal's Ron Orol talks with an activism lawyer about defending the company against an ex-CEO and founder of the business.

Ancora's Chadwick On Working with Activist Pioneer Whitworth

Ancora's Chadwick On Working with Activist Pioneer Whitworth

Jim Chadwick talked about Ancora's activist strategy on the Activist Investing Today podcast.

Activist Investing Today: Why Analysts Make Good Directors

Activist Investing Today: Why Analysts Make Good Directors

Michelle Applebaum, a former steel analyst who has been nominated by insurgent managers Barington Capital and Land & Buildings for corporate boards talks to Ron Orol on the Activist Investing Today podcast

Activist Dan Loeb May Be Spear-Heading the Biggest Activist Campaign of the Year

Activist Dan Loeb May Be Spear-Heading the Biggest Activist Campaign of the Year

Activist Dan Loeb is embarking on what could be the biggest activist campaign of the year. with Campbell Soup Co. so we sat down with The Deal's Senior Editor Ron Orol to get the full scoop.

Activist Dan Loeb Has Infiltrated Your Campbell's Soup

Activist Dan Loeb Has Infiltrated Your Campbell's Soup

Activist Dan Loeb thinks Campbell Soup Co should be sold and wants to take over the board. The Deal's Senior Editor Ron Orol gave us the up-to-the-minute scoop.

California Push for Women on Corporate Boards Prompts SEC Backlash

California Push for Women on Corporate Boards Prompts SEC Backlash

Hester Peirce, a Republican member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, criticized a bill passed by the heavily Democratic California Legislature requiring public companies based in the state to have at least one woman on their boards by 2019.

Athenahealth May Drop to $110 Without Elliott Bid Says RBC

Athenahealth May Drop to $110 Without Elliott Bid Says RBC

Without the $160 per share Elliott bid, Athenahealth's shares may suffer according to an RBC analyst.

Citigroup Investment-Bank Head to Become Senior Client Advisor

Citigroup Investment-Bank Head to Become Senior Client Advisor

Citigroup Inc. said investment-banking chief Ray McGuire would move to a different role as part of a reorganization that aims to more seamlessly integrate the company's stock- and bond-underwriting business. Citigroup will combine its corporate and investment-banking group with its capital-markets origination business to create a new Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory division, according to a memo.

Can Papa John's Management Team Keep John Schnatter Quiet?

Can Papa John's Management Team Keep John Schnatter Quiet?

Papa John's founder John Schnatter has lost his office at company headquarters and been stripped of recognition at universities to which he donated.

5 Things to Watch for at General Mills' Investor Day

5 Things to Watch for at General Mills' Investor Day

The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and Blue Buffalo dog food is battling flat organic sales growth, lower earnings per share growth and muted guidance.