Nelson Peltz

DuPont wins board proxy fight against activist investor Peltz

DuPont (DD.N) repelled a board challenge from activist investor Nelson Peltz on Wednesday, dealing him a surprising blow after shareholders backed all 12 directors nominated by the U.S. chemical conglomerate's management.

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Activist investor Peltz wants DuPont to break up: WSJ

Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management has called for a break up of DuPont (DD.N), arguing that the diversified chemicals company's overly complex and bloated corporate structure overburdens its seven business lines, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Icahn sells entire stake in Family Dollar - sources

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his entire stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N), making a profit of about $200 million on the investment, according to sources familiar with the matter on Wednesday.

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Mondelez inks deal to sell SnackWell's stake to US private equity firm

Illinois-based snack company Mondelez International Inc has entered an agreement to sell a controlling stake in its cookie and cracker business, SnackWell's, to Connecticut-based private equity firm Brynwood Partners for an undisclosed amount.

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Peltz's Trian Fund sells 1.86 million shares in State Street

Trian Fund Management LP, an alternative investment fund, had put its stake in State Street Corp up for sale. It sold 1.86 million shares worth USD121.5 million. Trian Fund was founded by activist investor Nelson Peltz.

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Trian's Nelson Peltz pushes PepsiCo to buy Mondelez

Trian Fund Management LP's CEO, Nelson Peltz said that PepsiCo should buy Mondelez for around US$67.8 billion in an all-stock deal.

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