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Activist Investor Starboard Value Wants Major Changes at Dollar Tree

Activist Investor Starboard Value Wants Major Changes at Dollar Tree

Starboard wants Dollar Tree to explore a sale of Family Dollar and wants the dollar-store chain to sell items for more than $1.

Del Frisco's Sizzles After Saying It's Considering a Sale

Del Frisco's Sizzles After Saying It's Considering a Sale

Shares jump after the company announces it's considering a possible sale of its business.

Stifel's Bonifacino on Campbell, BlackRock, ISS and Unsolicited Bid

Stifel's Bonifacino on Campbell, BlackRock, ISS and Unsolicited Bid

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.

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.