Telecom Italia

23 March, 2018

Telecom Italia executives quit, as investor Elliott calls move ‘stalling’

A slew of board members have quit Telecom Italia, including executive chairman and Vivendi CEO Arnaud de Puyfontaine (pictured), in what is seen as an attempt to block activist investor Elliott Adviso...
BHP Billiton

20 February, 2018

Investors ramp up pressure on BHP Billiton over dual listing

BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, has come under further pressure to justify its dual-listing structure with two more activist investors joining Elliott Advisors in questioning the com...

25 July, 2017

AkzoNobel told new CEO Thierry Vanlancker’s position ‘untenable’

AkzoNobel, the makers of Dulux paint, has come under attack once again from hedge fund Elliott Advisors with claims that the position of the company's newly appointed chief executive is "untenable". ...

22 May, 2017

Courtroom clash between AkzoNobel and shareholders set for today

A Dutch court is expected to hear calls from shareholders today that an investigation should be ordered into the management of paint-making giant AkzoNobel, the owner of the Dulux brand. The share...

12 May, 2017

AkzoNobel accused of ‘hoax’ governance policy by major shareholder

The board of Dutch paint maker AkzoNobel faced fresh pressure yesterday when a leading shareholder claimed corporate governance at the company was a "hoax". According to