Starboard wants Dollar Tree to explore a sale of Family Dollar and wants the dollar-store chain to sell items for more than $1.
Shares jump after the company announces it's considering a possible sale of its business.
The investment banker explained why activists seeking to take control of boards need to provide a compelling reason to forgo the "checks and balances" position that would come with a minority slate.
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.
Jim Chadwick talked about Ancora's activist strategy on the Activist Investing Today podcast.
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 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 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.
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.
Without the $160 per share Elliott bid, Athenahealth's shares may suffer according to an RBC analyst.
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