Twitter Makes Deal With Activist Investor Elliott
The agreement averts a battle over Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's leadership but "lays the groundwork for eventually replacing" him.
Is ‘Radical Transparency’ the Way to Go?
The everything-in-the-open concept, popularized by hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio, can work well for some organizations but is a poor fit for others.
Burford Capital CEO’s Wife Steps Down as CFO
Elizabeth O'Connell is taking another job at the litigation finance firm amid investor concerns over her independence.
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.
Windstream Files Chapter 11 After Bond Default
The filing follows a court ruling that the broadband provider violated bond covenants when it spun off its fiber-optic cable network.
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.
Hedge Fund Adviser Charged In ‘Short-and-Distort’ Scheme
The SEC accuses Gregory Lemelson of making false statements about Ligand Pharmaceuticals after taking a short position in May 2014.
Athenahealth CEO Resigns Amid Strategic Review
A possible buyer is hedge fund Elliott Management, which made a hostile takeover offer last month for the healthcare technology company.
Sears Reviewing Sale of Kenmore, Other Assets
The proposed sale to CEO Eddie Lampert's hedge fund would further his goal of making Sears an "asset light" business.
Icahn Unveils Alternative to Xerox-Fuji Merger
The billionaire investor and another Xerox shareholder believe the copier pioneer can have “a better, brighter future as a standalone company.”