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Disney’s Leadership Defeats Anti-‘Woke’ Investor in a High-Stakes Shareholder Battle

Investors unhappy with Disney's "woke" direction hoped to.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 12th, 2024

Aston Martin investor blazes green trail for buyout fund

The top shareholder of carmaker Aston Martin is on a mission to turn investments from theme parks to high-end furniture brands "carbon positive" by the end of 2020, as buyout funds battle to woo investors increasingly focused on tackling global warming......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 26th, 2020

AT&T agrees to a deal with activist shareholder

AT&T has ended its battle with Elliott Management, agreeing to make substantial changes to its oversight to avoid a high-stakes fight with one of the world's most successful activist shareholders......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 28th, 2019

AT&T agrees to a deal with activist shareholder

AT&T has ended its battle with Elliott Management, agreeing to make substantial changes to its oversight to avoid a high-stakes fight with one of the world's most successful activist shareholders......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 28th, 2019

Disney"s Bob Iger triumphs over Nelson Peltz in bitter shareholder vote. But big challenges remain

Disney shareholders reject billionaire investor .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 9th, 2024

The battle for tech talent is heating up. Texas isn"t the only emerging hot spot.

Demand for tech talent is ramping up around the nation, and it’s not just the usual suspects that are seeing a surge of job postings.  Rising competition for tech talent is a trend with high stakes that transcend the tech industry itself, as s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2021

Amazon’s anti-union blitz stalks Alabama warehouse workers everywhere, even the bathroom

The stakes couldn’t be higher for the e-commerce giant, which is fighting the biggest labor battle in its history on U.S. soil......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 2nd, 2021

Bow Street pushes four more members on Mack-Cali

The battle between Mack-Cali and Bow Street took another turn today as the minority shareholder made a call for new leadership at the REIT and named a slate of new nominees for the board. Bow Street’s nominees include its own Akiva Katz, Mahbo.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 6th, 2020

Shareholders vote in Lagardere showdown with activist Amber

Activist investor Amber Capital faces its biggest test yet on Tuesday in its high-stakes bid to shake up governance at media and publishing firm Lagardere as shareholders vote on its attempt to revamp the French firm's supervisory board......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 5th, 2020

EasyJet"s battle with founder heads for May 22 showdown

EasyJet's battle with its founder and biggest shareholder Stelios Haji-Ioannou will come to a head on May 22, when the results of an investor vote on the airline's strategy to stick with a plan to buy more planes will be made public......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2020

Tesla is ‘better run’ after leadership tumult, says top investor

Tesla is a “better-run” company after its regulatory battles following the recent addition of independent directors to oversee Elon Musk, according to the electric carmaker’s top external shareholder......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2020

Apple investor vote sounds "warning" over China app takedowns

An Apple Inc shareholder proposal critical of the company's app removals in China received a relatively high level of support at the iPhone maker's annual meeting on Wednesday, enough to push the company to respond, experts said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 26th, 2020

Marathon Petroleum"s stock surges after Elliott urges action to unlock shareholder value

Shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp. shot up 6.2% toward a 4 1/2-month high in premarket trading Wednesday, after activist investor Elliott Management said it sees potential for the oil refiner's stock to rise 61.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 25th, 2019

School kids are drawn into battle over palm oil and the environment

The stakes over palm oil are high for Malaysia, where entire towns have developed around palm plantations. The stakes over palm oil are high for Malaysia, where entire towns have developed around palm plantations......»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 2nd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Johnson & Johnson faces key test in defense against talc-safety lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson, still facing thousands of lawsuits over the safety of its signature baby powder after losing several trials, will make a high-stakes attempt to head off future losses in a courtroom battle beginning Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2019

AT&T, Time Warner CEOs to Take the Stand in Defense of Merger

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes will take the witness stand this week to defend their proposed $85 billion merger, a key moment in a high-stakes court battle with U.S. antitrust enforcers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

Amid First Citizens" suit, KS Bancorp CEO warns of activist investor

Amid a court battle with First Citizens BancShares, the CEO of Johnston County’s KS Bancorp is pushing back against an outspoken shareholder......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

Landlords win high-stakes court battle over city rent regulations

New York’s decades-long practice of deregulating apartments has been saved following a high court ruling in a long-running rent case. New York Court o.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 1st, 2018

30 AND UNDER: Rising stars in Silicon Valley tech who find hot startup deals and manage millions of dollars

BI Graphics Silicon Valley is home to some of the hottest venture capital firms worldwide. In the valley, the stakes are high. To be a successful investor, you need a keen business sense and attention to detail, a forward-thinking outlook, and a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 3rd, 2018

Comcast"s bid for Fox assets threatens Disney"s deal plans

A high-stakes contest between the world’s largest media companies is poised to take another turn......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2018

McDonald"s and Wendy"s are locked in a high-stakes burger battle — and the rivalry is only going to get messier (WEN, MCD)

Hollis Johnson McDonald's is now selling Quarter Pounders made with fresh beef nationwide — something that has long been a key ad.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 9th, 2018