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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.

Insurgent's M&A Idea For Progress Software Could Drive Value

Insurgent's M&A Idea For Progress Software Could Drive Value

A number of hedge funds, including some activists are quietly accumulating progress shares, which could help Praesidium in any M&A move.

Loeb Targets Mall Owner Macerich

Loeb Targets Mall Owner Macerich

Real-estate focused activist Land & Buildings reached a settlement with the REIT in 2016 that led it to de-stagger its board and remove an anti-takeover poison pill.

Rent-A-Center Hopes for Better Offers Than Vintage's

Rent-A-Center Hopes for Better Offers Than Vintage's

Vintage Capital requested a 30-day exclusivity period for its $13-a-share acquisition offer of the rent-to-own company but was rejected. RCII's move suggests other bidders could be considering moves.

Broadcom's Big Qualcomm Bid Threatens Elliott's NXP Play

Broadcom's Big Qualcomm Bid Threatens Elliott's NXP Play

Elliott wants Qualcomm to pay more than $110 Per Share for NXP. Now, NXP shares are down on speculation the deal could unravel.

Activist Target: Southeastern Buys 10% of Mattel

Activist Target: Southeastern Buys 10% of Mattel

The frequent activist Southeastern Asset Management reported a 10.25% stake in Mattel a week after the company reported dismal quarterly earnings and saw its debt downgraded to junk.

Activist Spotlight: Dislodging the Family at Tootsie Roll

Activist Spotlight: Dislodging the Family at Tootsie Roll

Ellen Gordon and her late husband ran Tootsie Roll Industries for more than half a century, but there's no clear succession plan despite heavy insider ownership.

Nestle Buys Chameleon Cold-Brew Coffee

Nestle Buys Chameleon Cold-Brew Coffee

Nestle is expanding its coffee portfolio, which includes Nespresso, Nescafe and Blue Bottle Coffee

Activist Urges Hudson's Bay to Take Unsolicited Offer From German Chain

Activist Urges Hudson's Bay to Take Unsolicited Offer From German Chain

But also takes the opportunity to question HBC's $500 million equity partnership with Rhône