Activist investors

Northwest Bancshares entering Indiana with latest bank acquisition

10/29/19

The Pennsylvania company will pay $346 million for MutualFirst Financial.

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First United in Maryland faces more pressure to sell

10/01/19

A second activist investor is pushing the company's board to find a buyer.

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Activist investor presses First United in Maryland to sell

09/06/19

Driver Management said it believes the company would create more shareholder value by finding a buyer.

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Activist investor puts pressure on Middlefield in Ohio to sell

08/09/19

Ancora Advisors also suggested that the company get rid of its current management team.

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HomeStreet to buy out its loudest critic

07/11/19

The activist investor Blue Lion Capital, which had pushed for HomeStreet's sale, is selling all of its stock to the Seattle company.

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HomeStreet prevails in battle with activist investor

06/21/19

All of the Seattle company's directors, including CEO Mark Mason, were backed by shareholders despite a challenge by Blue Lion Partners.

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Fed seeks to clarify bank control framework

04/23/19

The Fed board unveiled a proposal Tuesday to standardize how investors owning less than one-quarter of a bank can determine who holds a "controlling" stake and therefore must register as a bank holding company.

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Activist investor to fight for HomeStreet board seats

04/23/19

Blue Lion Capital, which has been critical of the Seattle company in recent years, has nominated two individuals to become directors.

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Goldman to curb commodities trading; activist turns up heat on Barclays

02/06/19

Once a moneymaker and executive training spot, the business is no longer cost-effective; Edward Bramson wants a board seat.

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Wells Fargo bends to critics in its latest response to scandals

01/30/19

In a lengthy report released Wednesday, the bank pledged to protect whistleblowers, better handle customer complaints and re-examine its lending practices.

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