| Shareholder Activism

May 2018 : Significant activist filings

wdt_IDDateCompany NameTickerM.Cap ($, mm)Filer nameTitleLink
131 May 2018ACACIA RESEARCH CORPACTG174RADOFF BRADLEY LOUISAccording to preliminary voting report, stockholders overwhelmingly supported Sidus Investment Management and BLR Partners’ campaign for change at Acacia Research CorporationLink
231 May 2018PRGX GLOBAL, INC.PRGX220NORTHERN RIGHT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.Northern Right Capital Management increased its stake after securing Board seat in PRGX GlobalLink
331 May 2018SANDRIDGE ENERGY INCSD519ICAHN CARL CProxy Advisory Firms’ discrete voting recommendation for SandRidge shareholdersLink
430 May 2018AMTRUST FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.AFSI2,800ICAHN CARL CAmTrust enters into amendment to merger agreement with Evergreen Parent. Icahn Group agrees to support amended merger agreementLink
530 May 2018NATUS MEDICAL INCBABY1,100VOCE CATALYST PARTNERS LPBoth leading proxy advisory firms support Voce Capital’s case for change at Natus Medical and recommend stockholders vote on the blue proxy cardLink
630 May 2018SUPERVALU INCSVU729BLACKWELLS CAPITAL LLCBlackwells files preliminary proxy materials for the election of Directors at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Supervalu, Inc.Link
729 May 2018FREQUENCY ELECTRONICS INCFEIM70PRIVET FUND LPPrivet Fund decreased its stake to less than 5% after securing Board seat in Frequency ElectronicsLink
829 May 2018MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.MLNX3,300STARBOARD VALUE LPStarboard seeks support for its nominees in Mellanox TechnologiesLink
929 May 2018TESLA, INC.TSLA52,000CTW INVESTMENT GROUPShareholders elected three Directors of Tesla who were opposed by CtW Investment GroupLink
1029 May 2018XERIUM TECHNOLOGIES INCXRM112WYNNEFIELD PARTNERS SMALL CAP VALUE LP IWynnefield Capital enters into support agreement with Xerium TechnologiesLink