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2014-08-14 08:27:08

Reveals the Latest Trends in Shareholder Activism NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Activist Insight, the most comprehensive information source on activist investments worldwide and publisher of Activism Monthly, announced today the publication of its Half-Year Review 2014, in association with Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP's Equity Investment & Activist Practice. Released today, the Half-Year Review reveals the latest trends in shareholder activism as well as many telling statistics...

2014-04-30 20:23:08

--- 2014 First Edition Now Online --- NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased shareholder activism, decreased support for smaller company directors and increased retail investor ownership of public companies are some of the key findings of the 2014 first edition of ProxyPulse(TM), the joint publication from Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. and PwC's Center for Board Governance. This edition of ProxyPulse contains key trends from the 2013 fall "mini-season" covering the 1,066...

2014-02-19 08:29:04

Specialized Shareholder Services Capabilities Enrich MDC's Deepening Communications Offering NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA; TSX: MDZ.A) announced today that it has acquired a majority partnership interest in leading strategic shareholder advisory and communications firm Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc. Founded in 2003 by CEO Wes Hall, Kingsdale provides tailored strategic proxy, mergers & acquisitions, corporate, investor relations...

Apple Stock Climbs Billionaire Tweets
2013-08-14 08:36:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple’s stock climbed five percent on Tuesday to close at a seven month high following a pair of Tweets from billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn. Icahn said he believes the stock is undervalued and could be worth as much as $700 a share if CEO Tim Cook pushed the board of directors for a larger buyback. Shares of Apple closed at $489 for the day. In June the company announced their plans to boost their dividends and buy back...


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