Tag Archives: Shareholder Rights

American Realty Capital Properties Responds to Corvex Management

Thanks for the attention. Underdisclosed favorite Corvex Management announced some intentions related to American Realty Capital Properties (NASDAQ: ARCP). To ARCP, the intentions were bad. [Corvex believes] that it is beneficial to add representatives of the shareholders to the Board, … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal: Activist Funds Gearing Up For A Big 2015

Activist investors to continue providing employment support to analysts. WSJ reports that activist investors have raised billions of dollars for campaigns that may take shape in 2015.  For those of us who review companies and deals for investors, we say … Continue reading

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Initial Reaction To Twitter IPO

I was surprised that they did not go for the dual class share structure that is so popular these days with tech companies.  Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and others have adopted it to maintain control while giving up ownership.

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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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You Should Thank Us For Taking Over Your Company. And By ‘Thank Us,’ We Mean Leave Us Alone. Thanks.

Can you take it all away Can you take it all away When you shoved it in my face This pain you gave to me Can you take it all away Can you take it all away When you shoved it … Continue reading

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