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Third Point gains ISS, Glass Lewis support in Campbell proxy fight

15 Nov 2018

NEW YORK Shareholder advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis backed a push by Daniel Loeb's hedge fund to make changes at Campbell Soup Co , including replacing some board members.

UPDATE 3-Third Point gains ISS, Glass Lewis support in Campbell proxy fight

15 Nov 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 14 Shareholder advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis backed a push by Daniel Loeb's hedge fund to make changes at Campbell Soup Co , including replacing some board members.

Prominent managers loaded up on Apple before recent tumble

15 Nov 2018

NEW YORK Several prominent investors put fresh money to work in Apple during the third quarter even as they sold out of other high-flying tech companies, betting the iPhone maker's stock would keep rising as strong growth overshadowed rising trade tensions between the United States and China.

RPT-Activist investors head to Europe with more demands -research group

15 Nov 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 14 Activist investors stepped up their engagement in Europe and put $7.6 billion to work there in the first quarter alone while making more calls for corporate sales and takeovers than last year, new data from research group Activist Insight shows.

Ackman's Pershing Square exits Mondelez in favor of other bets

15 Nov 2018

NEW YORK Billionaire investor William Ackman has turned his back on snack maker Mondelez International and put the money into potentially more lucrative bets, including global coffee company Starbucks and hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings.

UPDATE 1-Ackman's Pershing Square exits Mondelez in favor of other bets

15 Nov 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 14 Billionaire investor William Ackman has turned his back on snack maker Mondelez International and put the money into potentially more lucrative bets, including global coffee company Starbucks and hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings.

Activist investors head to Europe with more demands -research group

14 Nov 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 14 Activist investors stepped up their engagement in Europe and put $7.6 billion to work there in the first quarter alone while making more calls for corporate sales and takeovers than last year, new data from research group Activist Insight shows.

U.S. recession unlikely before 2020, and then 'wok' shaped

14 Nov 2018

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump may just escape having to grapple with a recession before the U.S. Presidential elections in 2020, with investors saying it is unlikely one will occur before then.

Even after sell-off, Blackstone's Wien avoids gloom on U.S. stocks

14 Nov 2018

NEW YORK U.S. stocks have been battered over the last few weeks but a senior executive at Blackstone Group LP, one of the world's most influential asset managers, said there is no cause to be overly worried about next year.

Citron's Left makes U-turn and now sees value in China

12 Nov 2018

NEW YORK Andrew Left, whose Citron Research has published critical reports on Chinese companies and profited when their shares dropped, is now making a contrarian call by going long on some.

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