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Rent-A-Center's New Plan Doesn't Appease Activist

Rent-A-Center's New Plan Doesn't Appease Activist

Engaged Capital's Welling calls the turnaround plan "risky" and he reiterated a previous call to look at selling the business.

Steve Cohen's Investment Firm Takes Stake in Street Contxt

Steve Cohen's Investment Firm Takes Stake in Street Contxt

Point72 Ventures, the early-stage venture capital strategy of Steve Cohen's Point72 Asset Management and exiting investor Joe Lonsdale of 8VC have kicked in funds.

Why Dominion Diamond's Second Trip to the Block May Be Different

Why Dominion Diamond's Second Trip to the Block May Be Different

The diamond miner has launched its second review in just over a year and things could be different.

Novice Activist Fund Urges UGG Boots Owner to Sell Itself

Novice Activist Fund Urges UGG Boots Owner to Sell Itself

Red Mountain, which lost a bitter proxy fight with iRobot last year, said the value of 'a sale to a strategic or financial buyer is substantially higher' than management's plan.

Marathon Oil Continues to Look Attractive Despite Paying Up to Double Down in Permian

Marathon Oil Continues to Look Attractive Despite Paying Up to Double Down in Permian

Two weeks after dealing itself into the lucrative oil play in New Mexico and Texas for $1.1 billion, Marathon is paying up to add $700 million worth of adjacent acreage.

Possible Private Equity Interest Seen for Citrix

Possible Private Equity Interest Seen for Citrix

Even if other software companies don't show up to an auction, an analyst suggests, a private buyer could bid up to $100 per share.

Dominion Diamond Soars as Company Scoffs at $1.1 Billion Bid from Washington Cos.

Dominion Diamond Soars as Company Scoffs at $1.1 Billion Bid from Washington Cos.

Dominion, the former Harry Winston, rejected the bid after three weeks of talks.

Kate Spade Sale Likely Imminent

Kate Spade Sale Likely Imminent

The accessories company officially hit the block on Thursday, but net operating loss carryforwards and golden parachutes may complicate a sale.

Moelis Secures Role as Saudi Aramco IPO Adviser

Moelis Secures Role as Saudi Aramco IPO Adviser

The company had reportedly asked a number of top investment banks and boutiques to pitch for advisory roles. Moelis was among a short list of boutiques, according to some reports.

Sherwin-Williams Close to FTC Deal

Sherwin-Williams Close to FTC Deal

The size of a divestiture the FTC is requiring will be below the threshold that would trigger a cut in the price Sherwin-Williams agreed to pay for Valspar.