| Shareholder Activism

December 2018 : Significant activist filings

wdt_IDDateCompany nameTickerM.Cap ($, mm)Filer nameTitleLink
131 Dec 2018BANKWELL FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.BWFG218SEIDMAN LAWRENCE BLawrence Seidman increased its stake after initiating discussions with Bankwell Financial GroupLink
231 Dec 2018DONNELLEY FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, INC.DFIN478SIMCOE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLCSimcoe Capital Management increased its stake in Donnelley Financial SolutionsLink
328 Dec 2018RENT A CENTER INC DERCII869ENGAGED CAPITAL LLC., VINTAGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLCVintage Capital filed a complaint against Rent-A-Center’s termination of buyout deal; Engaged Capital increased its stake after securing Board seatsLink
427 Dec 2018ATLANTIC POWER CORPAT236MANGROVE PARTNERSMangrove Partners increased its stake after having discussions with Atlantic Power Corp.Link
527 Dec 2018LEE ENTERPRISES, INCLEE121CANNELL CAPITAL LLCCannell Capital issued a presentation on Lee EnterprisesLink
627 Dec 2018LGL GROUP INCLGL29GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET ALAfter Gamco expresses dissatisfaction over the proposed acquisition of two subsidiaries from an investment group, LGL Group terminates its discussion with the investment groupLink
727 Dec 2018RING ENERGY, INC.REI296CANNELL CAPITAL LLCCannell Capital sends a letter to the Chairman of Ring EnergyLink
827 Dec 2018SOLENO THERAPEUTICS INCSLNO35ABINGWORTH LLPAbingworth secured a Board seat in Soleno TherapeuticsLink
926 Dec 2018EMCORE CORPEMKR117NORTHERN RIGHT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.Northern Right Capital Management increased its stake in Emcore Corp.Link
1026 Dec 2018HUDBAY MINERALS INC.HBM1,572WATERTON MINING PARALLEL FUND OFFSHORE MASTE...Waterton issued a letter to the shareholders of Hudbay MineralsLink