| Shareholder Activism

January 2016 : Significant activist filings

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  • M. Cap is as on filing date.
wdt_IDDateCompany nameTickerM.Cap ($, mm)Filer nameTitleLink
111 Jan 2016AROTECH CORPARTX57FIELDS EPHRAIMEphraim Fields secured one Board seat in Arotech Corp.Link
228 Jan 2016BARFRESH FOOD GROUP INCBRFH81WOLVERINE ASSET MANAGEMENT LLCWolverine Asset Management determined not to nominate an alternate slate of Director candidates at Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (BRFH)Link
325 Jan 2016CHRISTOPHER & BANKS CORPCBK90MACELLUM RETAIL OPPORTUNITY FUND, LPMacellem increased its stake after gaining Board seats in Christopher & Banks Corporation (CBK)Link
427 Jan 2016CONMED CORPCNMD1,070SCOPIA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP, COPPERSMITH CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLCScopia Capital Management boosts its stake in CONMED CorporationLink
514 Jan 2016DAKOTA PLAINS HOLDINGS INCDAKPQ (Bankruptcy)0LONE STAR VALUE MANAGEMENT LLCLone Star seeks support for its nominees in Dakota Plains HoldingsLink
628 Jan 2016FIRST TRUST DIVIDEND & INCOME FUNDFAV (Acquired)0BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLCBulldog supports First Trust Dividend merger and increases stakeLink
720 Jan 2016FORESTAR GROUP INCFOR285CARLSON CAPITAL L PCove Street Capital and Carlson Capital each gained one Board seat in Forestar GroupLink
815 Jan 2016HEARTWARE INTERNATIONAL INCHTWR (Acquired)0HUDSON EXECUTIVE CAPITAL LPPending acquisition terminated and Engaged Capital triumphs with one Board seat. Hudson Executive Capital exits from Heartware InternationalLink
925 Jan 2016IROBOT CORPIRBT936RED MOUNTAIN CAPITAL PARTNERS LLCRed Mountain reduced its stake after losing its proxy fight at iRobot Corp.Link
1027 Jan 2016ITRON INCITRI1,180SCOPIA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LPScopia Capital Management increased its stake after gaining Board seats in Itron, Inc.Link