Category Archives: Marcato Capital Management

Going Once, Going Twice . . . Third Point Takes Major Stake In Sotheby’s

Will the auctioneer become the next item up for auction? Daniel Loeb’s Third Point disclosed a 5.7% stake in Sotheby’s today in an SEC filing.  There appears to be some activist intentions behind the “investment purposes” it disclosed as the … Continue reading

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CommonWealth REIT: Marcato Joins Fight With Corvex and Related Fund Over Consent Solicitation At CommonWealth.

Getting the band back together. Last we saw Marcato Capital Management, they had teamed up with Corvex Management to reign down some REIT reorg on Corrections Corporation of America (CXW). Last we saw Corvex Management, they had teamed up with … Continue reading

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Oz! Corvex and Marcato’s Shawshank Redemption. Funds Team Up To Make Changes to CCA’s Prison Business.

I wish I could tell you that the company fought the good fight, and the activist funds let him be. I wish I could tell you that – but corporate America is no fairy-tale world. He never said who did … Continue reading

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