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Elliott-Targeted Akamai Shares Spike On Strategic Review

Elliott-Targeted Akamai Shares Spike On Strategic Review

Morgan Stanley has an activist defense team, and it is possible that the investment bank is advising Akamai on how to defend itself from the activist as well.

Mellanox Must Hike 2018 Targets or Face Activist Escalation, M&A

Mellanox Must Hike 2018 Targets or Face Activist Escalation, M&A

Should Smith move to install directors there is a good chance he will succeed -- and push for M&A.

Apple Adds Human Rights Proposal to Proxy Following SEC Letter

Apple Adds Human Rights Proposal to Proxy Following SEC Letter

The iPhone maker had requested SEC clearance to skip the shareholder proposal at its annual meeting.

Icahn's Xerox Boardroom Battle Suggests M&A May Be Next

Icahn's Xerox Boardroom Battle Suggests M&A May Be Next

The famous corporate raider-turned activist investor is seeking to install four dissident directors to the document technology company that he had already successfully convinced in 2016 to break up

Elliott Says NXP Worth $135 a Share

Elliott Says NXP Worth $135 a Share

The situation is complicated by the fact that Qualcomm is itself in the midst of a hostile takeover attack from rival Broadcom.

Senate to Debate Tax Reform Plan That Includes Hit for Activist Fund Managers

Senate to Debate Tax Reform Plan That Includes Hit for Activist Fund Managers

If an agreement is reached, the Senate could start voting on tax reform on Wednesday. The latest approach to carried interest is bad news for activists like Bill Ackman and Jeff Smith. But Stephen Schwarzman just can't stop smiling.

Suddenly Jack in the Box Is a Hot Activist Investor Target

Suddenly Jack in the Box Is a Hot Activist Investor Target

All three of Starboard's new investments are in companies that have other activist investors either quietly accumulating positions or already publicly pushing for changes.

Here's What's Next For P&G and Peltz's Bruising Boardroom Battle

Here's What's Next For P&G and Peltz's Bruising Boardroom Battle

An independent review says Peltz is ahead by 0.0016% of the vote. But P&G is awaiting final results so look for challenges and more squabbles.

Insurgent Litt Challenges Saks Owner's 'White Squire'

Insurgent Litt Challenges Saks Owner's 'White Squire'

More activist-targeted companies finding a so-called white squire private equity investors to help them fend off insurgent hedge fund managers.

UGG Maker Deckers Urges Support for Directors

UGG Maker Deckers Urges Support for Directors

As activist investor Marcato Capital Management seeks to replace the entire board, Deckers issues a letter to shareholders, urging them to support its slate of directors.