But look on the bright side: Barnes & Noble also just got cheaper for buyers, and one activist shareholder has made a convincing argument for why there may be some buyers lurking. Sandell Asset Management Corp. is calling for Barnes & Noble's board to.
Bob Evans Stock Boosted By Half-Billion Dollar Deal To Take Its Restaurants Private Forbes.
The thing that made the story even more interesting was the continuing push by an activist investor, Sandell Asset Management , to separate the company into two businesses -- restaurants and prepared foods. Sandell believed Bob Evans could be worth from .
1.2 billion. Current Chief Executive Pierre Denis will continue to run Jimmy Choo after the sale closes. ... Barnes & Noble – The company is being pushed by activist investor Sandell Asset Management to sell itself, according to The Wall Street.
Last Wednesday, we revealed that personal care company Colgate-Palmolive has several activists holding toehold positions in its stock, and argued that it could follow other consumer good giants in facing activist attention after struggling to increase.
The company had been the subject of activist investor involvement over much of the past three years. Sandell Asset Management won four board seats in 2014 and pushed for change at the company, including a separation of the struggling restaurant.
Last week was big for activist investors, with Barington Capital Group and NuOrion Partners toppling Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP)'s CEO, Nelson Peltz and Bill Ackman forcing out Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ: MDLZ)'s CEO, and Ackman's .
After Capel was acquired, he was asked to join Attica Asset Management, the multimanager division of U.K.-based Threadneedle Asset Management. In 2004, Ahari left to became part of a team building .... Not many have had the opportunity to work.
While this rumor has some serious flaws, it does follow pressure put on the bookseller by activist investor Sandell Asset Management Corp, which had urged Barnes & Noble’s board to strategically review its business and even consider a sale. Year-to-date.
Sandell Asset Management Corp. said last week it had taken a position in bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. and is agitating for the company to explore a sale. This isn't the first time Dillard's real estate portfolio has been targeted by an activist . In.
The retailer recently attracted the attention of activist investor Thomas Sandell of Sandell Asset Management, which announced a “meaningful ... analyst with Gabelli & Company told The Post.
French payments company Worldline announced the acquisition of payment processor First Data Baltics and raised its 2017 targets after posting an 11 percent jump in first-half operating profit. ** 9mobile, the mobile operator formerly known as Etisalat.
Golden Gate in January acquired Bob Evans Farms Inc., under pressure from activist investor Tom Sandell and Sandell Asset Management. Since then, the buyout shop has sold the real estate under about 55 locations to three REITs, including Four Corners.
Sandell Asset Management has acquired a “meaningful” stake in Barnes & Noble and, in a letter addressing the board of the struggling US bookstore chain—citing the likes of Cicero, Thomas Jefferson and Kurt Vonnegut, among others—the activist hedge.