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If You Stand Perfectly Still, Dan Loeb Cannot See You: Sony Execs

We’ve laughed at the sophomoric exchanges between and among the upper echelons of one of the biggest industries in America. We’ve shaken our heads at the incredible self-regard of one A. Sorkin. We’ve been spared another James Franco turd. Show More Summary

Dow Chemical Co (DOW) And Sothebys (BID) Succumb to Dan Loeb’s Will

While the issue of the benefit or harm that activist investors cause remain debatable, Dan Loeb has added two more successive victories on his Resume, as both Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) and Sothebys (NYSE:BID) agreed to his demands. Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker reported on the culmination of a  six month proxy fight between Mr. Loeb and […]

Dan Loeb Rolls Sotheby’s and Its CEO

Six months ago, Sotheby’s chief executive Bill Ruprecht welcomed the billionaire investor Dan Loeb — his largest shareholder and vituperative critic — into his York Avenue office for a joint interview with The Wall Street Journal. Loeb had just agreed to quiet his campaign for internal changes at the 270-year-old... More »

Billionaire Dan Loeb Wins Board Seats At Dow, His Second Victory This Week

By Antoine Gara and Nathan Vardi In another stark example that we are living in the age of the activist investor, billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Loeb won his second big victory in as many days on Friday, obtaining two board seats at. Loeb, who runs Third Point, one of the biggest hedge funds […]

Another Win For Dan Loeb

Dan Loeb is having a great week. Dow Chemical and Loeb's hedge fund Third Point have just announced an agreement. Dow Chemical is now adding four independent directors to its board. Two of those new directors—Raymond J. Milchovich and R. Show More Summary

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), eBay Inc (EBAY), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY): Dan Loeb’s Third Point Is Placing New Bets on These Companies

Dan Loeb’s Third Point recently filed its Schedule 13F form for the third quarter of 2014 with the SEC. In this document, the fund disclosed its long equity positions as of September 30. Following 13 new stock purchases, the closing of another 13 positions and an increase in another 10 of them, its equity portfolio […]

Dan Loeb Releases A Mini-Documentary Slamming Dow Chemical's Board For 'Broken Promises'

Activist investor Daniel Loeb, who is known for his infamous pen and scathing letters to company CEOs, has released his first-ever mini documentary taking on Dow Chemical. The film, which is called "Broken Promises", is a "narrativeShow More Summary

Dan Loeb Channels His Inner Steven Spielberg

As many of you know, Dan Loeb is something of a pioneer in the activist investing industry. Sure, there were others doing it before him, but he made a name for himself when it came to the art of disemboweling his targets via pen and paper. Show More Summary

Sotheby’s Spent $20.1 Million To Welcome Dan Loeb To Its Board

How much does it cost to keep your CEO when Dan Loeb decides he’s a feckless, free-spending moron who doesn’t know the first thing about the kind of art that people like Dan Loeb like to buy? For Sotheby’s, the tab is now as follows:...Show More Summary

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Dan Loeb & Sprott Asset Management

Billionaire Steve Cohen pays $100 million for art sculpture (PageSix) Billionaie hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is the secret buyer of the Alberto Giacometti sculpture “Chariot,” sold last week at Sothebys (NYSE:BID) for a near-record $100,965,000. Despite all the hype around the sale, top art collector Cohen was the only bidder for the Giacometti masterpiece last […]

Green Brick Partners Inc (GRBK): David Einhorn Becomes Half-Owner and Chairman; Dan Loeb’s Third Point Raises Stake

Two investors have disclosed raising their exposure to Green Brick Partners Inc (NASDAQ:GRBK) in several filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. David Einhorn‘s Greenlight Capital reported surging its stake to some 15.65 million shares from around 2.21 million shares held previously. Show More Summary

Area CEO Loves Listening To Dan Loeb Tell Him How Much He Sucks, Can’t Wait For More Where That Came From

Dow Chemical’s management team are “going to be great listeners” to ideas from shareholders on improving the company’s performance, its chief executive Andrew Liveris has promised. Speaking as the company reported better than expected...Show More Summary

Calithera Biosciences Inc (CALA), BioFuel Energy Corp. (BIOF): Adage Capital Management and Third Point Are Bullish on These Companies

Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Management and Dan Loeb’s Third Point are bullish on Calithera Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CALA) and BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:BIOF), respectively. Adage Capital Management disclosed yesterday a new position, with 2.76 million shares of Common Stock, in Calithera Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CALA). Show More Summary

Amgen boss makes a prime breakup target

Former Morgan Stanley banker Robert Bradway runs the $109 bln biotech being eyed by activist Dan Loeb. Splitting into a cash cow and a growth arm comes up often in the industry but rarely happens. In Amgen’s case, its drug focus and the CEO’s background give the idea a chance.

The Big Plan Proposed By The Activist Investor Going After Marissa Mayer Has Been Tried Before — Here's What Happened (YHOO)

Three years ago, a big Wall Street investor named Dan Loeb bought a huge stake in Yahoo and started writing a series of open letters telling the company what to do. Eventually, the letters forced Yahoo's board to get rid of Yahoo's CEO and allow the Wall Street investor to hand-pick a new CEO. Show More Summary

The 13 Sexiest Men On Wall Street

For this year's "sexiest" Wall Streeters list we decided to go in a bit of a different direction. Instead of the typical Jamie Dimon, Dan Loeb and Bill Ackman lineup, we scoured Wall Street new names who are truly sexy. Of course, we...Show More Summary

eBay Inc (EBAY)’s Bandwagon Has a New Passenger, Dan Loeb

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) gains more credibility of being on the verge to unlocking a great value story as Dan Loeb, founder of Third Point Management joins the ranks of the company’s significant investors. CNBC‘s Scott Wapner reported on this new development. eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) has been the focus of news today on account of the […]

eBay: Third Point’s Loeb Has ‘Significant Position,’ Says CNBC; Talked to Donahoe

It seems where Carl Icahn failed, Dan Loeb perhaps succeeded. Following eBay’s (EBAY) statement this morning that eBay will split into two companies, the “Marketplaces” business and the Paypal payments business, CNBC’s Scott Wapner reports that unnamed sources tell him that activist fund Third Point’s Dan Loeb had “taken a significant position” in eBay before the split was [...]

BioFuel Energy Corporation Offers 70% Upside With Short-Dated Catalysts

By Light Tower: BioFuel Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:BIOF) is a shell company controlled by super investors David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital and Dan Loeb of Third Point. The two have recently orchestrated the partial acquisition of the highly profitable, fast growing, homebuilder JBGL from Greenlight. Show More Summary

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