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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.

Activist Hedge Funds Would Get Hit The Worst By Latest Tax Plan

Activist Hedge Funds Would Get Hit The Worst By Latest Tax Plan

This is bad news for activists like Bill Ackman and Jeff Smith. But legendary billionaire private equity mogul Stephen Schwarzman just can't stop smiling.

Speculation Swirls Around MSG, Jim Dolan's Media Empire

Speculation Swirls Around MSG, Jim Dolan's Media Empire

The company has put the New York Liberty on the block. Established in 1996 as one of the WNBA's original eight franchises, the Liberty have been at the center of women's professional basketball since the start.

Procter & Gamble vs. Nelson Peltz: A Blow-By-Blow

Procter & Gamble vs. Nelson Peltz: A Blow-By-Blow

A look back at the key rounds in the largest boardroom prize fight ever: Nelson Peltz's proxy war with Procter & Gamble.

Ackman: I'll Be Back Next Year If ADP Doesn't Perform

Ackman: I'll Be Back Next Year If ADP Doesn't Perform

In an interview with The Deal, Ackman said that big investors said they would support him next year if the payroll processor doesn't meet its performance goals.