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December 1, 2015
Press Releases

– Proxy solicitation and corporate advisory firm on track for record year – NEW YORK, November 30, 2015 – Okapi Partners LLC, a leading independent provider of proxy solicitation services and shareholder response advice to corporations, institutional investors and mutual fund companies, is pleased to announce it has moved its New York headquarters from Madison […]

November 3, 2015
Articles

If You Can’t Get Over the Quorum Bar, Set the Bar Lower BoardIQ Article published on November 3, 2015 By Greg Saitz Along with the rather routine business of electing fund directors at SEI, a pending proxy also asks shareholders to approve a less common proposal – reducing quorum requirements to hold a meeting from a majority of […]

August 7, 2015
Articles

Activist Ackman Not Indicating His Intent for Mondelez NEW YORK (TheStreet) — William Ackman, the high profile activist investor, is not yet saying what he’ll do now that his hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital, has taken a $5.5 billion dollar stake in Mondelez International . Ackman owns 7.5% of the snack company whose products include […]

July 31, 2015
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      Activist-Board Settlements Hit Record High Article published on July 27, 2015 By Lindsay Frost Incumbent boards settled with dissident investors 33 times in the first six months of the year, the highest level since at least 2001. So far this year, boards have also won more than half of contested proxy votes outright […]