Tag: activist investors

Why Papa John’s Board Chose The ‘Poison Pill’

The Papa John’s International Inc. board of directors took a drastic step when it moved forward with a “poison pill” stockholder rights plan.

Xerox Proxy Battle Hinged On CEO Conflict

For ousted Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson, the perception (echoed by a judge) that he was pushing forward with a merger deal with Fujifilm to save his own job proved too much to overcome.

Xerox: It Didn’t Have To End This Way

Xerox, the company that gave us the ethernet, the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the PC has succumbed as much to technology disruption as to corporate rot.

Want To Stay Relevant? Think Like An Activist Investor

For corporate boards and their companies, the only real protection from an activist investor is to consistently turn in an excellent performance.

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Director Confidence Falls To New Low In October

Corporate Board Member’s October reading of director sentiment shows continued decline in optimism among U.S. public company board members. More now expect business conditions to deteriorate over the coming year.