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More Funds Turn Activist and Elliott's Paul Singer Is 'Everywhere:' Lazard

More Funds Turn Activist and Elliott's Paul Singer Is 'Everywhere:' Lazard

The investment bank released a report on activism, noting that $45 billion has been deployed so far in 2017, nearly double what was allocated in all of 2016.

Buffett Says No Kraft Heinz, Mondelez Deal in Blow to Actvists

Buffett Says No Kraft Heinz, Mondelez Deal in Blow to Actvists

The Oracle of Omaha was pressed over whether the recent industry-transforming acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. by Amazon.com (AMZN) was putting pressure on Kraft Heinz to expand through M&A.

Caterpillar Executives Face Challenges from Union-Related Consortium on Pay Policies

Caterpillar Executives Face Challenges from Union-Related Consortium on Pay Policies

Goldman Sachs said government litigation risk is real but Caterpillar has already lost $4 billion in market capitalization while the disclosed threat to the firm is just $2 billion.

Activists Step Up Pressure on Internet Companies

Activists Step Up Pressure on Internet Companies

A spate of Internet companies has encountered new or mounting activist pressure in recent weeks. Some companies previously shorted for their lofty valuations now have activists clamoring for sales.

From Biden to Bernanke, Ackman to Loeb: Here's Everything You Need to Know about SALT 2017

From Biden to Bernanke, Ackman to Loeb: Here's Everything You Need to Know about SALT 2017

Top ex-regulators and activist investors, including former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke and Third Point's Dan Loeb, will offer advice to the annual SALT hedge fund conference this week.

Deloitte: Our Teams Need to Mirror the Diversity of Our Clients

Deloitte: Our Teams Need to Mirror the Diversity of Our Clients

Deloitte managing principal Deepa Purushothaman discusses the importance of sending diverse teams out to clients.

Blackstone's Invitation Homes Said to be Readying an IPO

Blackstone's Invitation Homes Said to be Readying an IPO

PE firm's unit knit together largest portfolio of rental home properties during the housing crisis, now looks to test public appetite for concept.

Rolling Back Trade and Regulation Could Hurt Global M&A: Strine

Rolling Back Trade and Regulation Could Hurt Global M&A: Strine

President-elect Trump should heed the fallout over Brexit before tearing up treaties and regulation, the chief justice of the Delaware Supreme Court warns.

Here's Who Killed It in October Dealmaking Advice

Here's Who Killed It in October Dealmaking Advice

Boutique banks held their own against the bulge bracket, while Qualcomm stuck with a Paul Weiss lawyer who'd only recently joined the firm.