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Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit

14 Jun 2019

Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company.

Jana eyes pushing Callaway Golf for changes, stock surges

14 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Activist investment firm Jana Partners said on Thursday it owns a 9.2% stake in Callaway Golf Co and may push for changes including a possible sale, sending shares of the golf equipment maker up as much as 16%.

Jana eyes pushing Callaway Golf for changes, stock surges

13 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 13 Activist investment firm Jana Partners said on Thursday it owns a 9.2% stake in Callaway Golf Co and may push for changes including a possible sale, sending shares of the golf equipment maker up as much as 16%.

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon - source

12 Jun 2019

Billionaire investor William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defence contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Land & Buildings may seek board seats at Taubman Centers in 2020

11 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Activist investment firm Land & Buildings on Tuesday warned that it may seek board seats at shopping mall operator Taubman Centers Inc next year unless performance improves.

FTI Consulting hires Colleen Hsia to advise clients on public affairs

04 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Global consulting company FTI Consulting Inc has hired financial services executive Colleen Hsia to advise clients on corporate reputation and public affairs among other matters, the company said on Tuesday.

FTI Consulting hires Colleen Hsia to advise clients on public affairs

04 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 4 Global consulting company FTI Consulting Inc has hired financial services executive Colleen Hsia to advise clients on corporate reputation and public affairs among other matters, the company said on Tuesday.

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund

24 May 2019

Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the firms told Reuters on Thursday.

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund

24 May 2019

May 23 Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the firms told Reuters on Thursday.

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund

24 May 2019

May 23 Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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