Activist Elliott Bets $1.3B on SAP Profit Growth
The German software giant has prioritized revenue growth but is now taking steps to boost the profitability of its cloud business.
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Activist Fund Urges ‘Immediate’ Change at eBay
eBay's shares rose 6% after Elliott Management disclosed a 4% stake in the company and unveiled a plan to unlock strategic value.
Activist Seeks Records in Campbell Soup Fight
Third Point's Daniel Loeb believes internal company documents could boost his bid to replace Campbell's entire board.
David Anderson Takes CFO Job at Nielsen
The finance veteran joins Nielsen as the media ratings firm faces pressure from activist investor Elliott Management to sell itself.
Loeb’s Third Point Pushes For Campbell Soup Sale
About 41% of the publicly held, global soup-maker is still held by family members, who have resisted a sale in the past.
Icahn Blasts Cigna Deal for PBM as ‘Travesty’
The investor urges Cigna shareholders to reject the acquisition of Express Scripts, calling it potentially “one of the worst blunders in corporate history."
Rent-A-Center Cuts 250 Jobs, Confirms Offers
The struggling furniture and equipment rental firm has been under pressure from activist investors to sell itself.
Hudson’s Bay Shares Plunge as Q3 Loss Widens
“We know we can do better," CFO Ed Record says as the retailer posts a net loss of $192 million and same-store sales decline 3.2%.
Arby’s Owner Buys Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9B
After pulling off an impressive turnaround at Arby's, Roark Capital faces a similar challenge at the chicken-wing chain.
Activists Derail $20B Clariant, Huntsman Deal
The demise of the merger is a "high water mark for U.S. activist investors, which have increasingly turned their attention to European companies."