Posts Tagged ‘Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO)’

Actavis plc (ACT), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), DIRECTV (DTV) Among James Dinan’s Top Risk Arbitrage Picks

YORK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
James Dinan had profound experience in risk arbitrage before he founded his event driven strategy fund, York Capital Management in 1991. He had started......(read more)

LSB Industries, Inc. (LXU): Starboard Nominates Slate of Directors; Two Other Stocks Jeff Smith is Bullish On

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In a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Starboard Value, an activist hedge fund managed by Jeffrey Smith, disclosed a letter sent......(read more)

Hess Corp. (HES), EMC Corporation (EMC), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR): Elliott Management’s Top Picks

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In a 13F Form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Paul Singer’s Elliott Management revealed its top picks for the fourth quarter......(read more)

Battles Line Drawn in Looming E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD), Trian Partners Proxy Fight

TRIAN PARTNERS
Both sides can claim to have drawn blood in the early stages of what is shaping up to be a contentious proxy fight between E. I. du Pont de Nemours and......(read more)

Should You Follow Billionaire Nelson Peltz Into Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK)?

TRIAN PARTNERS
Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund Management continues to raise its exposure to Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK), purchasing another 273,000 shares at......(read more)

Manitowoc Company Inc (MTW) to Split After Activist Pressure from Icahn, Relational

Carl Icahn as viking
It only took a month for Carl Icahn’s latest activist move to pay big dividends, as Manitowoc Company Inc (NYSE:MTW) announced in an 8-K filing with......(read more)

Trian Partners and Raging Capital Management Reveal Their Latest Moves

TRIAN PARTNERS
Nelson Peltz’ Trian Partners trimmed its stake in Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) by more than 6 million shares. According to the 13D Form filed......(read more)

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO): Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Raises Activist Stake; Proposes Slate of Directors Candidates

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
In a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Paul Singer‘s Elliott Management disclosed a 6.8% activist stake in Family Dollar......(read more)

Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP): Activism in Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO), Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZ)

Carl Icahn as viking
As an activist investor, Carl Icahn of Icahn Enterprises LP (NASDAQ:IEP) has had his fingers in several pies, or companies in other words, ranging from......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Paul Singer & Esl Investments

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Hedge fund manager Chanos says betting against Petrobras at conference (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos on Monday said he is betting against Brazil......(read more)

Bearish Outlook For Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Based On Year To Date Performance

Largest Online Retailers in the World
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s stock prices have been fluctuating a lot recently which has investors worried. The stock has been seeing a series of......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Marc Lasry, Warren Buffett & Marcato Capital Management

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Avenue Capital Says Raising 200 Million Pounds for Debt Fund (BusinessWeek) Avenue Capital Group LLC, the U.S. hedge fund founded by billionaire Marc......(read more)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)’s Luxury Game Will Not Last Long

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Targeting customers in the high income bracket is not going to save Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). This issue was debated on CNBC by Oliver......(read more)

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) at Takeover Impasse Due to Differing Opinions about Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) may be avoiding a major challenger to their retailer enterprise (or at least a segment of it) simply by being a contentious......(read more)

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Gets Hostile; Launches Takeover Bid for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO)

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) is not going away quietly after their updated takeover offer was rejected last week by Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) Auctioned Between Dollar General Corp. (DG) and Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

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CNBC’s David Faber reported that Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) had rejected the second buyout bid of $80 per share (up from the last proposal......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Phil Falcone & Baupost Group

Warren Buffett and Billionaires
Warren Buffett betrays America (SLTrib) It must have been a bitter moment for President Barack Obama when he got the news that his favorite economic guru......(read more)

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Still Keen On Acquiring Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) For Its Own Good

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), the Tennessee-based discount retailer, announced its second-quarter earnings today. The company posted earnings per share......(read more)

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) Rejects Dollar General Corp. (DG) Bid in Favor of Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)’s Offer Citing

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)
When Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) recently outbid Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for acquiring Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), the Street......(read more)

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) Blamed Me For Dollar General Corp. (DG) Being Not Interested: Carl Icahn

Hedge Fund Strategies
After Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) made a bid for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) earlier this week, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)&#......(read more)

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) In Demand As Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) and Dollar General Corp. (DG) In the Bidding Race Now

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)
Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) has also joined the battle to acquire Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) in an interesting development today. Dollar......(read more)

Dollar General (DG) Makes Aggressive Offer for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) in Attempt to Solidify Leading Market Position

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) has made an aggressive move to acquire Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), offering $78.50 in cash per share for the discount......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Phil Falcone & Sprott Asset Management

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Icahn Falsely Takes Credit For Family Dollar Sale (BidnessEtc) Famous activist investor Carl Icahn was assumed to be one of the forces behind the deal......(read more)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): Who is Winning the Retail Battle?

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)
E-Commerce battle is finally heating up in the U.S with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) announcing it has redesigned its website, as it looks to fend......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman & Marcato Capital Management

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Managers should ask themselves: what would Carl Icahn see? (FT) Carl Icahn makes more money between sips on his outsized Martinis than most mortals make......(read more)
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