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May 2018 : Significant activist filings

wdt_IDDateCompany NameTicker M.Cap ($, mm)Filer nameTitleLink
1 31 May 2018 ACACIA RESEARCH CORP ACTG 174 RADOFF BRADLEY LOUIS According to preliminary voting report, stockholders overwhelmingly supported Sidus Investment Management and BLR Partners’ campaign for change at Acacia Research Corporation Link
2 31 May 2018 PRGX GLOBAL, INC. PRGX 220 NORTHERN RIGHT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. Northern Right Capital Management increased its stake after securing Board seat in PRGX Global Link
3 31 May 2018 SANDRIDGE ENERGY INC SD 519 ICAHN CARL C Proxy Advisory Firms’ discrete voting recommendation for SandRidge shareholders Link
4 30 May 2018 AMTRUST FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. AFSI 2,800 ICAHN CARL C AmTrust enters into amendment to merger agreement with Evergreen Parent. Icahn Group agrees to support amended merger agreement Link
5 30 May 2018 NATUS MEDICAL INC BABY 1,100 VOCE CATALYST PARTNERS LP Both leading proxy advisory firms support Voce Capital’s case for change at Natus Medical and recommend stockholders vote on the blue proxy card Link
6 30 May 2018 SUPERVALU INC SVU 729 BLACKWELLS CAPITAL LLC Blackwells files preliminary proxy materials for the election of Directors at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Supervalu, Inc. Link
7 29 May 2018 FREQUENCY ELECTRONICS INC FEIM 70 PRIVET FUND LP Privet Fund decreased its stake to less than 5% after securing Board seat in Frequency Electronics Link
8 29 May 2018 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. MLNX 3,300 STARBOARD VALUE LP Starboard seeks support for its nominees in Mellanox Technologies Link
9 29 May 2018 TESLA, INC. TSLA 52,000 CTW INVESTMENT GROUP Shareholders elected three Directors of Tesla who were opposed by CtW Investment Group Link
10 29 May 2018 XERIUM TECHNOLOGIES INC XRM 112 WYNNEFIELD PARTNERS SMALL CAP VALUE LP I Wynnefield Capital enters into support agreement with Xerium Technologies Link