As Elliott withdraws Salesforce board nominations, activist pressure could be easing
When Elliott announced it was withdrawing its slate of Salesforce board candidates, it seems that some activist pressure had been lifted.
Will one good quarter appease the activist investors dogging Salesforce?
After Salesforce delivered a stellar quarter, will it help get rid of the bevy of activist investors dogging the company?
Elliott has nominated its own slate of candidates for Salesforce board
Elliott Management, one of five activist investors working inside of Salesforce, has nominated a slate of candidates to the Salesforce board of directors. This move, which was confirmed by sources to
Board changes could signal Salesforce’s willingness to appease activist investors
A week ago activist investor Elliott Management announced it had made a multibillion-dollar investment in Salesforce. By Friday, the company announced it was bringing in three new board members, and T
As activist investors target Salesforce, what’s next for the CRM giant?
With two activist investors taking significant stakes in Salesforce, Marc Benioff will be challenged in ways he probably hasn't been before.
No rest for Salesforce as activist investor Elliott Management takes multibillion-dollar stake in company
It’s been a tumultuous time at Salesforce recently, and it’s not getting any quieter soon. The Wall Street Journal reported last night that the company now needs to deal with activist investor Ell
Jack Dorsey dials in on his dream job — bitcoin missionary
Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, we took a break from contextualization for some guides to consumption. This week, we’re looking at what’s happening in the min
Randall Stephenson to step down as AT&T chief, succeeded by COO John Stankey
A big changing of the guard is underway at one of the world’s biggest and iconic names in telecoms and media: AT&T today announced that Randall Stephenson will be stepping down as the chairm
Silver Lake makes $1B investment into Twitter; Twitter, Elliott call truce as Dorsey remains CEO
After a week in which it looked like activist investor Elliott Management might try to force out Jack Dorsey as CEO of Twitter to help boost the social platform’s flagging growth, it looks like
Twitter CEO’s weak argument why investors shouldn’t fire him
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey might not spend six months a year in Africa, claims the real product development is under the hood and gives an excuse for deleting Vine before it could become TikTok. Today he
Equity Shot: What’s Elliott Management and why is it coming after Twitter and SoftBank?
After a long Equity Shot hiatus, we're back to dig into Elliott Management's imposition into Twitter's world after sticking its nose into SoftBank earlier this year.
Activist investors want to crank up the Twitter revenue machine
When Elliott Management, a New York investment firm with an activist approach, sets its sights on a company, it usually means it has been under-performing, and it sees a ton of unmet potential. News b
Advocating reform, activist investor Elliott Management takes a $2.5B stake in SoftBank
The activist investment firm Elliott Management has steadily amassed a $2.5 billion stake in the headline-grabbing, Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank even as a series of missteps battered the
LogMeIn agrees to be acquired by Francisco Partners and Evergreen for $4.3B
LogMeIn announced this morning that it has agreed to be sold for $4.3 billion to affiliates of Francisco Partners and Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation, the private equity affiliate of Elliott Manag
EBay announces plans for new strategic initiatives under pressure from investors
In January, eBay received a strongly worded letter from activist investors Elliott Management, outlining a way forward for the company that Elliott saw as floundering. Two weeks ago, the company annou
Elliott Management letter puts eBay on notice to improve stock performance, sell StubHub
Elliott Management, a NYC investment firm known for its activist streak, released a letter today sent to eBay’s management. The letter put the company on notice that the stock needs to do better
Activist investors Elliott snag 10.3 percent stake in Commvault
Elliott Management, an investment firm long known for its activist streak, set it sights on Commvault today, purchasing a 10.3 percent stake and nominating four Elliott-friendly members to the company
Confirmed: Dell sells software division to Francisco Partners and Elliott Management
TechCrunch has confirmed that Francisco Partners and Elliott Management have agreed to acquire Dell’s software division. Elliott Management, Francisco Partners and Dell issued a joint press r