Corporate Raider

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First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

A Dollar-Store Love Triangle for the Ages

Sept. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Dollar General, spurned twice in attempts to buy Family Dollar Stores, took its $9.1 billion offer directly to shareholders in a hostile bid. Douglas Lavanture reports on "Bottom Line." (Source: Bloomberg)A little bit fishy to ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Business leaders and serial killers, terrorists share personality traits: Report

A just released academic study by researchers at Great Britain's University of Huddersfield strongly suggest that certain high-level managers at a number of organizations have the peculiar ability to hide anti-social personality traits associated with ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

These Market Geniuses Have Booked Billions in...

In this first in a four part series of articles on stock market legends we look at the Elder Statesmen of the market. Decade after decade these men have beaten the averages to a bloody pulp, reaping billions of dollars in profits for their investor and ... [Published About - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Kochs linked to job losses by Democrats, reviving 2012 tactic

WASHINGTON — The corporate raider, played by Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney in 2012, is once again the Democrats' favorite campaign villain.This time, the party's broadcast ads feature at least nine Republican Senate candidates whom Democrats ... [Published SC Now - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Weekend News Round-up: Apple bites into NFC, 3D printed rockets

before being sold to Lenovo last year for just US$2.9bn.“Getting outflanked by tech upstarts, hacked in two by a fearsome corporate raider, and finally taken over in part by a Chinese company that exists largely because of the world Motorola made for ... [Published Silicon Republic - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Boone Reborn: Rediscovering life at 85

At 85, T Boone Pickens has discovered a powerful source of energy: His own. He's got a new love, a new natural gas empire and a continuing mission to change the world. All he needs now is timeImage: Michael Thad CarterHigh flyers: T Boone Pickens (with ... [Published Forbes India - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Brierley sells more of GPG

Veteran corporate raider Sir Ron Brierley sold $A2.7 million ($NZ3m) of shares in Guinness Peat Group, the investment firm he founded in the early 1990s, and has raised more than $20 million since he started selling in late 2012.Sir Ron sold the shares ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

What Happened to Motorola

Chicago Magazine takes a long and in-depth look at the trials and tribulations of Motorola. Fire up your tablet or get comfortable in your Aeron chair and settle in for a good Sunday read.Getting outflanked by tech upstarts, hacked in two by a fearsome ... [Published Hard OCP - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Brierley vehicle backs buyer of Tower life

Veteran corporate raider Sir Ron Brierley's Mercantile Investment is backing the buyer of general insurer Tower's life business.The ASX-listed investment company has committed $4.75 million to back Foundation Life (NZ) Holdings' $36 million purchase of ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Apple share price: why is at a record high?

_ What keeps Apple's stock going up? In the case of the most recent spike, which has taken it to a new closing record of $100.53, there seem to be two causes: a comment by corporate raider Carl Icahn that actually he hasn't sold any of the stock he holds ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Business analysis: Apple: Worth more than Google? It's reasonable to think so, says Charles Arthur

What keeps Apple's stock going up? In the case of the most recent spike, which has taken it to a new closing record of $100.53, there seem to be two causes: a comment by corporate raider Carl Icahn that ... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 4 reports

More than 1 000 businesses need rescuing

Johannesburg - More than 1 000 business need to be rescued in South Africa to avoid liquidation, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday."There are 1 121 valid rescue processes in that have already started, with only 73 resulting in liquidation," ... [Published Finance 24 - Aug 19 2014]

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Hertz director Linda Fayne Levinson said: "The Hertz board believes that this outcome is in the best interest of the company and all Hertz shareholders. This agreement eliminates distraction and ensures that we stay sharply focused on delivering the significant potential of the business. Hertz is the clear leader in the rental car industry, and we will continue to take the necessary actions to fix the business. We look forward to executing on our strategic imperatives to create value for all our shareholders."
...one week remaining before the Chilean Congress was to vote on Allende's election, CIA headquarters sent a cable to its Chilean office that read: "It is firm and continuing policy that Allende be overthrown by a coup. It would be much preferable to have this transpire prior to 24 October but efforts in this regard will continue vigorously beyond this date."
According to the lead investigator, Carolyn Bate , who used her work on the project for her psychology degree dissertation, "I thought that intelligence could be an explanation for this, and it could be a problem if there are increased numbers of psychopaths at a high level in business.”"
...is worth careful study, not just a quick read - are that "valuation is more important than the trend in earnings" and, counterintuitively, that, "even in the value portfolios, high growth leads to underperformance, and low or no growth leads to outperformance." (p. 211) In brief, contrarianism pays off

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Icahn moves into Hertz [Published Vertikal.net - Sep 15 2014]
Hard-hitting trio of films tackle homelessness ... [Published Arab Times - Sep 14 2014]
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A Dollar-Store Love Triangle for the Ages [Published Bloomberg - Sep 10 2014]
Business leaders and serial killers, terrorists... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 10 2014]
Local Tycoons Buy East Europe Media as Westerne... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 10 2014]
Trump mulls rescue of AC casinos that still bea... [Published New York Post - Sep 09 2014]
These Market Geniuses Have Booked Billions in... [Published About - Sep 07 2014]
Carlisle, Deep Value [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 06 2014]
Kochs linked to job losses by Democrats, revivi... [Published SC Now - Sep 02 2014]
Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, T Boone Picken... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - Sep 01 2014]
Weekend news round-up: Apple bites into NFC, 3D... [Published Silicon Republic - Sep 01 2014]
Weekend News Round-up: Apple bites into NFC, 3D... [Published Silicon Republic - Sep 01 2014]
Boone Reborn: Rediscovering life at 85 [Published Forbes India - Sep 01 2014]
Brierley sells more of GPG [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 31 2014]
Brierley sells A$2.7 mln of GPG shares [Published Scoop - Aug 31 2014]
What Happened to Motorola [Published Hard OCP - Aug 31 2014]
Not Quite Bond, Pierce Brosnan Is Back In Actio... [Published NPR - Aug 29 2014]
The Amazon Comedy Pilots: TV Review [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 29 2014]
Billionaire Bollore Returns to Dealmaking With ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 28 2014]
New Amazon Series Pilots Fall Short Of A TV Rev... [Published NPR - Aug 28 2014]
Mena Suvari, Chloe Sevigny & More Set for Amazo... [Published Broadway World - Aug 28 2014]
Japan needs Gordon Gekkos [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 27 2014]
What Happened to Motorola [Published Chicago Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Brierley vehicle backs buyer of Tower life [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 25 2014]
Brierley's Mercantile Investment backs buyer of... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Aug 25 2014]
Brierley's Mercantile backs buyer of Tower life... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 25 2014]
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Brierley's Mercantile backs buyer of Tower life... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 25 2014]
Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Veteran corporate raider Ron Brierley's Mercantile Investment Co is backing the buyer of general insurer Tower's life business, Foundation Life (NZ) Holdings. ...
Bill Ackman's Takeover Target Is Now Suing Him ... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 01 2014]
It's been a rough couple of weeks for Bill Ackman, and this news isn't going to make it any better. Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square, and pharmaceutical company Valeant are being sued for alleged insider trading by Allergan, their joint hostile ...
10 of the Biggest Wall Street Busts of All Time [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 01 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Wall Street: a place where money is thrown around as if it’s meaningless. It’s a place where fortunes are made and lost, and where daily screaming matches over the future prices of soy beans take precedent over almost everything ...
‘Bitcoin Jesus’ invites the rich to live in tax... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 16 2014]
He’s known as Bitcoin Jesus in the world of cyber-currencies. Though he can’t promise you heaven, he is offering a haven: a condo in the Caribbean that comes with a new passport and almost zero taxes. Meet Roger Ver, ex-U.S. citizen, ex-convict, millionaire ...
Here's Everything We Know About The Investigati... [Published Clusterstock - Jun 02 2014]
Friday night, The Wall Street Journal reported that Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson and Billy Walters are the focus on an SEC and FBI investigation into insider trading.  The Journal's report said the authorities are examining whether Mickelson, a 3-time ...
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