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Derek Aberle

Qualcomm requires Three-Year stake holding before nominating for proxy

Qualcomm Inc. altered its proxy process requiring shareholders to have their stake in the company for at least three years before nominating people for the board.

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PetSmart

PetSmart discloses talks with rival before sale to BC Partners

Pet supply retailer PetSmart Inc (PETM.O) disclosed on Tuesday it was in talks to acquire or merge with a privately held rival, but ended talks over competition and antitrust concerns.

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PetSmart

BC Partners to acquire PetSmart for $8.7 billion

Pet supply retailer PetSmart Inc succumbed to calls from some shareholders for a sale on Sunday with an agreement to be bought by a private equity consortium led by BC Partners Ltd for $8.7 billion, in the largest leveraged buyout of the year.

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New York's Jana Partners takes majority stake in Juniper Networks

New York, US-based investment advisor Jana Partners took a majority stake in Sunnyvale, California-based networking equipment manufacturer Juniper Networks for an undisclosed amount, according to a regulatory filing.

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Juniper Networks Inc

New York's Jana Partners takes majority stake in Juniper Networks

New York, US-based investment advisor Jana Partners took a majority stake in Sunnyvale, California-based networking equipment manufacturer Juniper Networks for an undisclosed amount, according to a regulatory filing.

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Jana Partners LLC

Jana Partners ups stake in US oil firm QEP Resources

New York, US-based activist investor Jana Partners LLC hiked its stake in Colorado-based oil producer QEP Resources Inc from 7.6% to 9.5% on Monday, and announced its plan to nominate board candidates for the company.

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QEP Resources bows to activist hedge fund pressure, to spin off business units

QEP Resources recently announced that it will split its QEP Field Services division to a separate entity as well as its holding in QEP Midstream Partners. QEP Resources had been under fire from activist hedge fund Jana Partners.

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Private equity offers pour in to Ashland - sources

Ashland, a chemical manufacturer, is in talks with at least seven private equity firms that are all interested in purchasing its water technologies unit in a deal that could fetch upwards of USD 1.5 billion.

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Safeway

Jana Partners acquires Safeway stake

Last Tuesday, Jana Partners LLC disclosed its acquisition of 6.2% stake in Safeway Inc. through a regulatory filing.

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