Tag Archives | Relational Investors

Corporate Governance: the Focus for a New Type of Activist Investor

Guest post from Josh Black, Financial Journalist for Activist Insight Ltd., which “aims to provide the most comprehensive global information source on activist investment.” Traditional activists were essentially value investors, but that profile might be changing. Carl Icahn has long championed the interests of shareholders. Yet even many who had watched him for years were surprised by […]

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Links+ Updated: Relational Investors

I’ve updated what I call the Relational Investors portion of our Links+ page. These investment organizations come and go every month, although some have been around since 1995 when CorpGov.net began. At least as of May 22, 2012, the list is fairly comprehensive… although I’m sure many are missing. With all the other information we have […]

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Access to be Waived by CalSTRS and Relational at Occidental

As reported by RiskMetrics and others, CalSTRS and Relational Investors “are threatening to wage a proxy fight at Occidental Petroleum over the oil company’s compensation practices and the board’s failure to abide by its retirement policy or announce a succession plan for its long-serving chief executive and chairman.” (CalSTRS and Relational Seek Four Board Seats […]

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