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2014-04-09 08:22:03

HALIFAX, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Concerned Shareholders, led by Clarke Inc. ("Clarke") (TSX: CKI; CKI.DB.A), today filed a proxy circular in support of the election of three new independent and highly qualified directors (the "Shareholder Nominees") to the Board of Directors of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") at Sherritt's Annual and Special Meeting to be held on May 6, 2014 (the "Meeting"). The Circular also provides reasons to vote in favour of four Shareholder...

2014-03-12 12:34:19

NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carl C. Icahn released the following open letter to stockholders of eBay Inc.: I believe that the Skype affair, only some of the sordid details of which we recently exposed, represents a complete and utter breakdown in the system of checks and balances that a properly functioning board should provide. Without a strong and independent board that rejects cronyism and is willing to hold management accountable, I believe that eBay...

2014-02-28 12:28:21

Delivers Letter to Healthways Board of Directors BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Tide Capital Master, LP (together with its affiliates, "North Tide"), the second largest shareholder of Healthways, Inc. ("Healthways" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HWAY) with current ownership of approximately 11% of the outstanding shares, today announced that it has delivered a letter to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") and has nominated a slate of highly qualified candidates...

2014-02-24 12:30:17

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carl C. Icahn released the following open letter to stockholders of eBay Inc. Dear Fellow eBay Stockholders, We have recently accumulated a significant position in eBay's common stock because we believe there is great long-term value in the business. However, after diligently researching this company we have discovered multiple lapses in corporate governance. These include certain material conflicts of interest, which we believe could...

2013-12-23 08:23:04

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MFC Industrial Ltd. ("MFC" or the "Company") (NYSE: MIL) today announced that on December 20, 2013, the British Columbia Supreme Court issued an injunction against Peter Kellogg / IAT Reinsurance Company, Ltd. (the "Kellogg Group") and others prohibiting the Kellogg Group from trying to improperly take control of MFC's board at the Company's upcoming annual general and special meeting to be held on December 27, 2013 (the "Meeting"). The temporary...

2013-12-18 08:23:14

All leading proxy advisory and corporate governance firms have now recommended that shareholders vote against Peter Kellogg as a director of MFC and his proposal to take control of MFC's board NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MFC Industrial Ltd. ("MFC" or the "Company") (NYSE: MIL) today announced that the other leading independent proxy advisory and corporate governance firm, Glass, Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis"), has recommended that MFC shareholders vote "AGAINST" Peter...

2013-12-16 08:21:46

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MFC Industrial Ltd. ("MFC" or the "Company") (NYSE: MIL) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS"), a leading independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firm, has recommended that MFC shareholders vote "AGAINST" the proposal by Peter Kellogg and IAT Reinsurance Company, Ltd. (the "Kellogg Group") to take control of the MFC board at the upcoming annual general and special meeting of MFC to be held on December...

2013-12-02 08:36:46

Largest Stockholder Proposes Terms that Empower All Stockholders LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legion Partners Asset Management, LLC ("Legion Partners"), together with IRS Partners No. 19, L.P. and certain other stockholders (collectively, the "Stockholder Group") of RCM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCMT) (the "Company" or "RCM"), which has nominated two director nominees to the Board of Directors of RCM at the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders scheduled for December 5, 2013 (the...

2013-10-21 12:31:24

Say-on-Pay and Increased Shareholder Engagement Dominate the 2013 Proxy Season NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgeson, a Computershare company, and the world's foremost provider of strategic shareholder consulting services to corporations and shareholder groups, announced today the release of the 26(th) Annual Corporate Governance Review, a comprehensive analysis of annual meetings, shareholder initiatives and proxy contests for US public companies. In the 2013 Review, Georgeson...

2013-07-15 08:20:56

- Icahn Partners ("Icahn") and MHR Fund Management LLC ("MHR") to Each Nominate Two Directors to Board at 2014 Annual Meeting; LISLE, Ill., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced amendments to settlement agreements the company has in place with each of Icahn Partners ("Icahn") and MHR Fund Management LLC ("MHR"), as well as changes to the company's Stockholder Rights Plan (the "Rights Plan"). (Logo:...