Category Archives: Shareholder Meeting

CommonWealth REIT to Shareholders: We’ve Considered Your Thoughts On The Matter Of Our Board Of Trustees. Please Note Our Middle Finger.

Shareholders vote against election of trustee, so CommonWealth board members appoint him to fill his own vacancy caused by his own resignation triggered by his own electoral smackdown at the hands of the shareholders. At the annual meeting of the … Continue reading

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Transocean Has Nothing Good To Say About Icahn Nominees

Transocean explodes with a gusher of crude quotes in a press release responding to ISS’ assessment of Carl Icahn’s nominees. Carl Icahn is looking for some representation on the board of directors of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG), and ISS agrees … Continue reading

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Stillwater Runs Shallow As Clinton Group Continues Proxy Fight For Stillwater Mining Company

Activist Investor cites poor strategy and performance in bid to replace board. Clinton Group, Inc., a stockholder of Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE: SWC), launched a proxy fight to replace the new board of directors for Stillwater. Clinton claims that “on … Continue reading

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A Close Look At Apple’s Executive Compensation Disclosures . . .

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Point to Einhorn, Greenlight In First Volley Of Apple Litigation Over Shareholder Meeting

As we previously reported, David Einhorn and Greenlight Capital are unhappy with how Apple bundled some shareholder proposals for its upcoming annual meeting.  Specifically, it would remove some discretion from Apple’s directors before implementing Einhorn’s preferred method of returning cash … Continue reading

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Apple Responds to Greenlight, Einhorn: We’ll Take It Under Advisement, After the Shareholders Meeting

Apple (AAPL) responds to hedge fund proposal for dividend yielding preferred stock, but expect the proposal to remove preferred stock from Apple corporate charter to proceed. After Greenlight Capital and David Einhorn fired a broadside against Apple’s cash allocation practices … Continue reading

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New PRO Report on Apple Goes Behind the Numbers On Its Cash Position and Why It Is Drawing the Attention, and Lawsuits, of Activist Shareholders

New post at the PRO Reports discussing Greenilight Capital and David Einhorn’s dispute and Lawsuit with Apple over how to deploy its massive cash hoard. Join our PRO section today!

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Starboard Value Comes Out Swinging in the New Year

Hedge Fund begins the year by picking a couple of board fights Starboard Value L.P. comes banging into 2013, putting the smack down on Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC) and Wausau Paper Corp. (WPP). On January 22, Starboard filed a Schedule … Continue reading

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Elliott Associates Takes a Look at Hess Corporation, We Take a Look At Laetitia Casta

Hess issues statement responding to letter from Elliott Associates, who noted an intention to purchase a large block and nominate directors. The always awesome Elliott Associates, L.P. sent a letter to Hess Corporation (HES) stating that it may buy a whole bunch … Continue reading

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Former Dot Com Star, Comverse, Sets Record Date for Spin-Off Following Announcement of Acquisition by Verint Systems

Comverse Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMTV) announced the August 27, 2012 record date for its shareholders’ meeting to be held to vote on the spin-off of its Comverse, Inc. subsidiary.  The record date for the spin-off will be set shortly after the … Continue reading

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