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Alternative Investments: Activists Will Get Busy Soon, Says Tim Melvin

As companies become more undervalued as the economy slows because of shutdown orders across the United States, I expect that the pace of activist activity to increase. We should see more filings later this week as investors hit the deadline to file on shares purchased during the selloff that started yesterday.

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Big-Name Institutional Investors Join Hands for Carbon-Neutral Portfolios by 2050
September 26, 2019

Announced at the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit in progress in New York, the Alliance will address climate change and low-carbon portfolios.

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September 26, 2019

Jason Mudrick, manager of Mudrick Capital Management, has been one of the top industry performers in 2019. Now, he’s under pressure due to e-cigarettes.

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Elliott Management Tells Marathon Oil to “Split Into Three”
September 25, 2019

Paul Singer owned Elliott Management, an activist investor, sent a letter and presentation to Marathon Petroleum. Elliott Management demanded of Marathon’s board that the company split into three separate businesses,…

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Salad Chain sweetgreen Raises $150 Million
September 25, 2019

Salad restaurant chain sweetgreen, which has a cult-like following, raised $150 million at a valuation of $1.6 billion. The funding round was co-led by Lone Pine Capital and D1 Capital…

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Australian Watchdog Orders Audit of Paypal for Lapses in Money Transfers
September 25, 2019

Austrac suspects that Paypal had not met reporting obligations regarding anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. An external auditor will conduct Austrac’s audit of Paypal and report to Austrac within…

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As Losses Pile Up, Woodford Fund Suspension Extended By 28 Days
September 25, 2019

The Woodford Equity Income Fund is bleeding but remains suspended. Fund administrator Link Fund Solutions confirmed the Woodford fund suspension would continue for another 28 days regardless of losses. After…

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Activist Investors Push Out eBay CEO Devin Wenig
September 25, 2019

CEO cites disagreements with his board as activist pressures intensify Activist investors have pushed out CEO Devin Wenig. In a Tweet marked Wednesday, Wenig cited disagreements with fellow board members…

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Deutsche Bank will transfer prime broking and electronic equities to BNP Paribas
September 24, 2019

Deutsche Bank has agreed to migrate key clients, human resources, and technology in prime broking and electronic equities to BNP Paribas. Deutsche Bank prime brokerage clients, primarily hedge funds, are…

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Some Hedge Funds and Airlines to Gain from Thomas Cook’s Collapse
September 23, 2019

Hedge funds that used credit default swaps to bet on Thomas Cook’s collapse will make a lot of money. The 178-year old travel operator, Thomas Cook’s collapse, will lead to…

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WeWork CEO Adam Neumann Steps Down; Company May Cut 5,000 Jobs
September 23, 2019

WeWork’s founder and chief executive officer has stepped down as CEO but will continue as non-executive chairman. WeWork’s Adam Neumann said he had decided it was in the best interest…

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