Activist Sparks Upheaval at Buffalo Wild Wings
Longtime CEO Sally Smith will retire and activist Marcato Capital will get three seats on the restaurant chain's board.
Yahoo Reaches Board Deal With Activist Fund
Starboard Value CEO Jeffrey Smith gets a board seat in a move that may pave the way for a sale of Yahoo's core business.
Canada’s Mitel to Buy Polycom for $1.8 Billion
The merger of the two telecom equipment providers was encouraged by an activist investor with stakes in both companies.
Icahn Enterprises Facing Downgrade to Junk
Activist investor Carl Icahn's holding company has suffered significant losses on its energy investments, imperiling its credit rating.
Healthy Dialogue Curbs Hostile Activism
Shareholder activism tends to reveal an underlying miscommunication between a company and its shareholders.
Buffett: Wall Street No Help in Beating Activists
“The best way to keep activists away is to perform reasonably well in your business."
Activist Fund Seeking to Boost Macy’s Value
Starboard Value LP says Macy's real estate is worth $21 billion, almost its entire market capitalization.
Activist Presses for Staples-Office Depot Merger
Will the largest office supply chains head to the altar once again?
Ackman’s Allergan Takeover Bid Is Easier Said Than Done
The takeover contest's outcome becomes unclear when we consider the conflict between the hedge fund’s objectives and the Allergan board's fiduciary duty.
Anything You Can Do, Icahn Do Better
The pressure on companies from activist shareholders continues to grow.