| Shareholder Activism

July 2018 : Significant activist filings

2018 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
wdt_IDDateCompany NameTicker M.Cap ($, mm)Filer nameTitleLink
1 31 Jul 2018 BIOCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS INC BCRX 593 GREAT POINT PARTNERS LLC BioCryst Pharmaceuticals’ shareholders voted against the proposed merger with Idera Pharmaceuticals Link
2 31 Jul 2018 FOREST CITY REALTY TRUST, INC. FCE.A 6,596 SCOPIA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP Brookfield and Forest City announce acquisition agreement; Scopia Capital & Startboard support the transaction Link
3 31 Jul 2018 MANAGED DURATION INVESTMENT GRADE MUNICIPAL FUND MZF 97 KARPUS MANAGEMENT, INC. Managed Duration Investment Grade Municipal Fund shareholders voted for the liquidation proposal; Karpus Fund reduces its stake significantly Link
4 31 Jul 2018 NXP SEMICONDUCTORS N.V. NXPI 32,285 ELLIOTT ASSOCIATES, L.P. Qualcomm ends $44 billion NXP bid after failing to win China approval; company announces buyback; Elliott reduced its stake Link
5 30 Jul 2018 LASALLE HOTEL PROPERTIES LHO 3,800 PEBBLEBROOK HOTEL TRUST Pebblebrook Hotel Trust files investor presentation Link
6 30 Jul 2018 LGL GROUP INC LGL 26 GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL Gamco urges LGL Group to pursue other initiates to accelerate the long term value creation Link
7 27 Jul 2018 ALCENTRA CAPITAL CORP ABDC 86 STILWELL JOSEPH Joseph Stilwell decreased his stake in Alcentra Capital Corporation Link
8 27 Jul 2018 DELAWARE ENHANCED GLOBAL DIVIDEND & INCOME FUND DEX 190 SABA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. ISS and Glass & Lewis recommend Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend’s shareholders to vote on the Fund’s nominees and against the Saba Capital’s proposal Link
9 27 Jul 2018 ICONIX BRAND GROUP, INC. ICON 37 SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC Iconix Brand Group announces cooperation agreement with Sports Direct International Link
10 27 Jul 2018 POAGE BANKSHARES, INC. PBSK 91 STILWELL JOSEPH Stilwell Group expressed its belief that the Board and management acted in the best interests of shareholders by announcing the sale of Poage Bankshares Link