Tag Archives: Health Care

Clinton Group Looks To Get Fat on NutriSystem

Usually activist investor holds over 5% of common stock. Sends love letter to management. You may recall our discussions of Clinton Group from such activist campaigns as Stillwater Mining, Quality Systems and its SPAC, ROI Acquisition Corp. II. It also … Continue reading

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Quality Systems Does Not Have Quality Leadership, Says Clinton Group As It Contests Director Election At Upcoming Meeting

Activist Investor Clinton Group files proxy statement for the election of its seven nominees to the Quality Systems Board of Directors. Quality Systems, Inc. is an IT company in the healthcare industry. According to activist investor Clinton Group, Quality Systems … Continue reading

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Red Pill/Blue Pill Redux. Abbott Board Approves Spin-Off

As we noted here, Abbott Labs is splitting in two.  The board formally approved it and set a December 12 record date for a January 1 dividend date.  Meanwhile, the stock price has not recovered from the body blow delivered … Continue reading

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Red Pill and Blue Pill . . . Abbott Labs To Split Into Two Separate Public Companies.

It is too late for jokes. Health care company Abbott Laboratories to spin-off AbbVie business. All the way back in October 2011, Abbott Labs announced a plan to split into two companies: Abbott, a medical devices, nutrition, diagnostics and generic … Continue reading

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