dissident shareholders

dissident shareholders

Shareholders who oppose a firm's management or management policy. For example, dissident shareholders of Hewlett-Packard opposed that firm's offer to purchase Compaq Computer.
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How can a board manage dissident shareholders, a rogue director or a difficult CEO?
These latest tactics are not surprising as the Company recognizes that the dissident shareholders are attempting to derail the Company's value-creating efforts, which include the divestment of its Animal Health business.
London, May 9 ( ANI ): Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is being pressed once again by dissident shareholders to step down as chairman of News Corporation.
Dissident shareholders in Irish Life and Permanent Group Holdings have called for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to change the firm's recapitalisation plans.
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has been averted with a compromise between the company and its dissident shareholders, Harbinger Capital Partners and Firebrand Partners, with the company adding two new seats to its board of directors to accommodate the hedge funds.
Last week, he said that ViryaNet hoped to resolve the dispute with dissident shareholders before the annual meeting.
Given the company's corporate governance issues and because the inside director nominees by the dissident shareholders are indeed the ones who have managed the company over the years going through the painful restructuring process after the Asian Financial Crisis, as well as the backbone of the company's R&D development, we recommend that shareholders vote for all of the shareholders nominees.
The move comes as dissident shareholders and former executives of Morgan Stanley stepped up their letter-writing campaign, calling for the removal of Philip Purcell, Morgan Stanley's chairman and chief executive, in a full-page newspaper ad.
Analysts have noted newspaper reports that claim dissident shareholders now hold 35pc of voting rights in Deutsche Boerse and could force a meeting to topple the board.
In others, dissident shareholders have failed to secure enough backing from other investors.
Britain's flagship biotechnology investment trust said yesterday it would buy back half of its shares as part of the restructuring forced by dissident shareholders earlier this year.