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Activists Third Point, Jana Could Push for a Pinnacle Sale

Activists Third Point, Jana Could Push for a Pinnacle Sale

With a director nomination deadline approaching fast, an auction process and sale to Conagra or director-election proxy war could be next.

Activist Spotlight: Oracle Selling Mellanox Stake Helps Starboard

Activist Spotlight: Oracle Selling Mellanox Stake Helps Starboard

The technology giant may be moving to liquidate its position. Shares are likely shifting into hedge fund hands, which is a positive for Jeff Smith's total boardroom takeover effort.

Three Activist Hedge Funds to Watch

Three Activist Hedge Funds to Watch

The titan's of activism, BIll Ackman, Nelson Peltz and David Einhorn Had a forgettable 2017, return-wise. But take a look at the double-digit gains produced by a real-estate focused activist, an Ackman protégé and one insurgent based in San Francisco.

Starboard's Total Board Takeover Effort at Mellanox Could Pave the Way for M&A

Starboard's Total Board Takeover Effort at Mellanox Could Pave the Way for M&A

Jeff Smith's fund is one of only a small group of activist investors who have succeeded at taking over the entire boards of targeted companies.

Newbie Activist D.E. Shaw Eyes Campaign At Lowe's

Newbie Activist D.E. Shaw Eyes Campaign At Lowe's

The insurgent investor recently hired a former portfolio manager from established insurgent fund Elliott Management.

Betting on Brooklyn: One Major Retail Landlord's Survival Plan

Betting on Brooklyn: One Major Retail Landlord's Survival Plan

The Deal sits down with Madison International Realty's Ronald Dickerman to discuss the changing face of retail and the company's recent $1 billion-plus acquisition of real estate surrounding Brooklyn's Atlantic Center.

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