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Salesforce now faces the very real threat of activist shareholders ousting its board and forcing the sale of mega-acquisitions like Slack and Tableau.

Salesforce now faces the very real threat of activist shareholders ousting its board and forcing the sale of mega-acquisitions like Slack and Tableau.

Salesforce is now being targeted by a second activist investor: Elliott Management. Activist investors could overhaul Salesforce’s board of directors and force it to divest from acquisitions like Slack. The entire Salesforce board of directors is up for re-election this year, giving campaigners a window to act. loading Something is loading. Thank you for your …

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Activist investor Elliott acquires a stake in Slack owner Salesforce

American activist investor Elliott Investment Management has taken a multi-billion dollar stake in Salesforce, the business software company that owns the Slack messaging platform. Elliott, which typically buys stakes in underperforming companies and is seeking to change the way they are managed, said it was looking forward to working “constructively” with the San Francisco-based company, …

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Activist Elliott takes a multi-billion dollar stake in Salesforce

Activist Elliott takes a multi-billion dollar stake in Salesforce

(Bloomberg) — Hedge fund Elliott Investment Management has acquired a large activist stake in Salesforce Inc. , after layoffs and a deep faint in the giant enterprise software company. Most Read from Bloomberg said Jesse Cohn, managing partner at Elliott, referring to the co-CEO and chairman of the board. “We look forward to working constructively …

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Behind Disney's Activist Investor Battle: Marvel Mogul's Revenge Theatrical

Behind Disney’s Activist Investor Battle: Marvel Mogul’s Revenge Theatrical

In 2004, Roy Disney – Walt’s nephew – summoned Disney shareholders to attend the company’s annual meeting, asking them to remove then-president and CEO Michael Eisner, who had run the place for 20 years. Roy had the face of Walt and his “Save Disney” move brought individual contributors to chilly Philadelphia for Disney fans of …

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Disney is facing a proxy battle from activist investor Nelson Peltz

Disney is facing a proxy battle from activist investor Nelson Peltz

Coign Vice President Cassie Smedell discusses classified documents that were found in Biden’s former office and whether there were ties to China. Activist investor Nelson Peltz wants a seat on Walt Disney’s board of directors, saying he wants to “restore the magic” at the entertainment and media company. Peltz’s Trian Group filed an initial proxy …

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The next big challenge for Bob Iger at Disney is activist investor Nelson Peltz

The next big challenge for Bob Iger at Disney is activist investor Nelson Peltz

Bob Iger will face another challenge as Disney’s CEO – activist investor Nelson Peltz. On Wednesday, Disney announced that Nike CEO Mike Parker would take over for Susan Arnold as chair of the board, and also recommended shareholders vote against Peltz in his bid to win a seat on the company’s board. “While the Walt …

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