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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The company added that "third parties, including the dissident shareholders who sought to disrupt the election of directors at the AGM do not have the authority to determine or announce the results of Sinovac's AGM, comment on the company's governance or speak on behalf of the company".
So do dissident shareholders, who may include foreign owners SBS had been unaware of until being sued by them.
How can a board manage dissident shareholders, a rogue director or a difficult CEO?
London, May 9 ( ANI ): Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is being pressed once again by dissident shareholders to step down as chairman of News Corporation.
One of the dissident shareholders, hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, won a board seat, along with two of his allies, turnaround specialist Harry Wilson and MTV executive Michael Wolf.
that requires dissident shareholders to provide notice in advance of a
Dissident shareholders in Irish Life and Permanent Group Holdings have called for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to change the firm's recapitalisation plans.
Milan Panic stepped down as chairman and chief executive in 2002 after losing a proxy fight with dissident shareholders.
Among the order of business is seating two representatives of Harbinger Capital Partners and Fireband LLP, dissident shareholders who had nominated four people as directors in opposition to management's slate.
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.
However, ABN is keen to make an announcement ahead of its shareholders meetings, where it faces calls for a break-up or an auction from dissident shareholders led by hedge fund TCI.