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Xerox's Jacobson Defends Fuji Deal As Icahn Hovers

Xerox's Jacobson Defends Fuji Deal As Icahn Hovers

The CEO called any idea about canceling a partnership that predated its Fuji merger "ludicrous," even as two large shareholders are seeking to block the deal.

Steve Wynn Gives Up Control of Ex-Wife's Shares

Steve Wynn Gives Up Control of Ex-Wife's Shares

The move increases the odds that either an activist could step in to break up the $18 billion hotel and casino empire or that Wynn's wife, Elaine, relaunches an effort to get on the company's board.

Starboard's Smith: No Newell Divestitures Until Proxy War Concludes

Starboard's Smith: No Newell Divestitures Until Proxy War Concludes

The activist investor is urging the maker of Rubbermaid containers, Mr. Coffee machines and Elmer's glue to table divestiture plans announced last month until shareholders get to vote on the insurgent's ten director candidates.

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's Sweetened Bid as March Showdown Looms

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's Sweetened Bid as March Showdown Looms

Qualcomm heads into its March 6 annual meeting with a hostile bid from Broadcom and an $82 share price -- a level its shareholders haven't see for years.

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's 'Best and Final' Bid

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's 'Best and Final' Bid

The chipmaker added that it was willing to meet and talk about it, but regulatory and activist-related complications abound.

New Activist Boardroom War At Potbelly Could Drive Sale

New Activist Boardroom War At Potbelly Could Drive Sale

Privet Fund is seeking to install four dissident directors to the restaurant chain's eight person board in a move that could help push an auction process forward.

Icahn Says Market Rumbling Could Lead to Earthquake

Icahn Says Market Rumbling Could Lead to Earthquake

The corporate raider-turned-activist is worried about over-leveraged ETFs and a massive transfer of capital to index funds.

Broadcom Ratchets Up Pressure on Qualcomm With Sweetened Offer

Broadcom Ratchets Up Pressure on Qualcomm With Sweetened Offer

The hostile suitor said that unless it has a deal in hand or shareholders approve Broadcom's slate of directors, it would withdraw its bid after Qualcomm's March 6 shareholder vote.

Qualcomm's Q2 Guidance Increases Urgency of NXP Deal

Qualcomm's Q2 Guidance Increases Urgency of NXP Deal

A dispute with Apple and trends in China's smart phone market are weighing down Qualcomm's expectations for the second quarter. The timing could be better, as Broadcom is waging a hostile takeover offer and Elliott Management contests Qualcomm's bid for NXP.

Corvex's Keith Meister Launches Energen Proxy War

Corvex's Keith Meister Launches Energen Proxy War

The insurgent fund run by a former deputy to Carl Icahn, Keith Meister, had been urging the energy company to hire an investment bank to explore strategic alternatives. However, his efforts have faced complications in an Alabama court.