| Shareholder Activism

March 2017: Significant activist filings

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wdt_IDDateCompany NameTickerM.Cap ($, mm)Filer NameTitleLink
131 Mar 2017CPS TECHNOLOGIES CORPCPSH20HORTON CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLCHorton Capital Partners expressed its concerns with CPS TechnologiesLink
231 Mar 2017BOB EVANS FARMS INCBOBE (Acquired)0SANDELL ASSET MANAGEMENTSandell Asset Management trimmed its stake after Bob Evans retained JP Morgan as financial advisorsLink
331 Mar 2017EXAR CORPEXAR (Acquired)0SIMCOE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC., ALONIM INVESTMENTS INCSimcoe Capital and Alonim Investments support the merger of Exar Corp. with MaxLinearLink
431 Mar 2017ARCONIC INCARNC12,000ELLIOTT ASSOCIATES, L.P.Elliott Associates seeks shareholders to vote for its nominees in ArconicLink
531 Mar 2017CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPCY4,500RODGERS THURMAN JCypressfirst comments on Cypress Semiconductor Analyst DayLink
631 Mar 2017PUTNAM MANAGED MUNICIPAL INCOME TRUSTPMM390BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLCBulldog Investors nominates two directors in Putnam Managed Municipal Income TrustLink
731 Mar 2017PUTNAM MUNICIPAL OPPORTUNITIES TRUSTPMO454BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLCBulldog Investors nominates two directors in Putnam Municipal Opportunities TrustLink
831 Mar 2017SENOMYX INCSNMX46KEDDIE LEE DConcerned Shareholders and Nominees of Senomyx nominated an alternative Board slateLink
930 Mar 2017KOREA EQUITY FUND INCKEF (Liquidation)0BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLCBulldog Investors and City of London Investment Management stated their belief that Korea Equity Fund should be liquidatedLink
1030 Mar 2017CITI TRENDS INCCTRN255MACELLUM ADVISORS GP, LLCMacellum nominated four candidates to the Board of CITI TrendsLink