Gloves Are Off: Trian Launches Proxy Fight with P&G

Posted by Angie Goertz on Jul 18, 2017 8:22:00 AM

The Wall Street Journal reported in the early hours of Monday morning that activist Investor Trian Fund Management LP was ready to rumble with Proctor & Gamble Co. The prize? Securing a single board seat and shareholder vote for investor Nelson Patz. With a market value at $222 billion, P&G is the largest company to face a proxy fight.

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Topics: Shareholder Rights, Investors, Activist Investors, Shareholder Votes, Proxy Fight

Asset Manager Wants Stronger Shareholder Rights

Posted by Angie Goertz on Jun 20, 2017 9:32:14 AM

The Financial Times reports that State Street Global Advisors, the third-largest asset manager in the world, has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to prevent companies from adopting the controversial voting structures that give founders more power than shareholders.

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Topics: Finance, Investor Relations, Shareholder Rights, Investors