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  1. April 16, 2014

    Yahoo brings co-founder and Schwab on board

    Yahoo is set to bring back its co-founder to join the former dotcom darling’s board, as well as proposing to add Charles...

  2. April 8, 2014

    Sotheby’s hits back in battle with Loeb

    Sotheby’s has attacked Daniel Loeb’s record as a director of public companies, as it stepped up its defence against the...

  1. March 28, 2014

    Top M&A lawyer attacks activist investors

    The head of one of America’s top mergers and acquisitions law firms has launched an attack on the country’s best-known...

  2. March 25, 2014

    Loeb files lawsuit over Sotheby’s poison pill

    The bitter battle between Sotheby’s and its largest shareholder Dan Loeb has shifted from the boardroom to the courtroom,...

  3. March 18, 2014

    Hertz announces equipment hire spin-off

    Hertz, the US car rental business, has announced plans to spin off its construction equipment hire division into a separate,...

  4. March 16, 2014

    Stanley Gibbons aims to lick rivals with virtual market place in stamps

    A company doesn’t have to be large to have a big name or grand ambitions. Stanley Gibbons, with its distinctive shopfront...

  5. March 14, 2014

    US wades into Herbalife dust-up

    For more than a year, the question of the fundamental corporate legitimacy of Herbalife has been overshadowed by rival...

  6. February 27, 2014

    Loeb pushes for board seats at Sotheby’s

    Dan Loeb, the activist investor, will try to force his way on to the board of Sotheby’s at the company’s next annual...

  7. February 20, 2014

    BlackBerry shares benefit from WhatsApp deal

    BlackBerry shares bounced strongly as the Facebook purchase of WhatsApp chat app in a deal for up to $19bn placed attention...

  8. February 14, 2014

    Dan Loeb builds 1.9% BlackBerry stake

    The activist hedge fund manager Dan Loeb has taken a stake in BlackBerry, the ailing smartphone maker, in a move that...

  9. February 7, 2014

    The Art Market: Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art auction scores £163.5m

    “The market for Impressionist and modern art is alive and kicking,” declared Sotheby’s specialist Helena Newman at the end...

  10. February 6, 2014

    Sony sheds PCs as it warns on profits

    Sony’s empire Sony, once the world’s premier consumer technology brand, has admitted defeat in its battle to revive two of...

  11. FT Alphaville

    February 6, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Lary Fink is relaxed. Co-founder Jason Gissing has offered a view on the much hyped...

  12. January 29, 2014

    Dow and Sotheby’s act to please investors

    Two companies under pressure from outspoken activist US investor Daniel Loeb on Wednesday responded with moves aimed at...

  13. January 29, 2014

    Sotheby’s offers special dividend in attempt to placate activists

    Sotheby’s will pay shareholders a special dividend totalling $300m in March as part of a series of moves designed to placate...

  14. FT Alphaville

    January 23, 2014

    What happens next at Dow Chemical

    We said to keep an eye on Dow and that advice hasn’t changed. With one activist out there in public (Loeb), the possibility...

  15. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Chris Blattman grades the annual Bill and Melinda Gates letter on poverty and aid predictions. -...

  16. January 21, 2014

    Loeb stake turns heat on Dow Chemical

    Daniel Loeb, one of Wall Street’s most aggressive hedge fund managers, has taken a stake in Dow Chemical and called for the...

  17. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2014

    Loeb vs Liveris, the activist emerges

    Well, well — it turns out the long-expected activist in Dow Chemical stock is poison pen wielder Dan Loeb. Third Point, his...

  18. December 29, 2013

    Activist hedge funds launch fight for right to pay bonuses

    Activist hedge funds are fighting for the right to pay bonuses to directors that they place on corporate boards. This comes...

  19. December 27, 2013

    The Art Market: The beginning of a new world order for sales?

    Will 2013 go down in art market history as the peak of a boom, or the beginning of a new world order for art sales? After...

  20. December 18, 2013

    FedEx earnings disappoint as customers seek cheaper options

    Earnings for FedEx, the express parcels delivery service, improved less than expected in the three months to the end of...

  21. December 16, 2013

    Sotheby’s appoints luxury veteran Domenico De Sole to board

    Sotheby’s has appointed a leading luxury industry executive to head its board of independent directors against a backdrop of...

  22. November 29, 2013

    Activists selling shares: watch them closely

    Sweetheart deals for activist shareholders just may be good deals for ordinary investors, too. Not that Mom and Pop seem to...

  23. November 22, 2013

    Sotheby’s loses its star auctioneer

    Sotheby’s, the auction house under pressure from activist investor Dan Loeb, is losing its star auctioneer, nine days after...

  24. FT Alphaville

    November 22, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Guest post: Assassins don’t prefer Bitcoin: David Birch makes the case that...

  25. FT Alphaville

    November 22, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Led by Japan, most Asian equity markets were recovering from Thursday’s poor performance after the Dow Jones...

  26. November 22, 2013

    SoftBank: hello Mr Loeb

    Make way on Mount Rushmore for Steve Jobs, David Tepper, John Malone and Masayoshi Son. Dan Loeb, the US activist investor,...

  27. November 21, 2013

    Dan Loeb builds $1bn-plus stake in Japan’s SoftBank

    Dan Loeb, the activist investor pushing for change at Sony, has revealed another “$1bn plus” position in a Japanese company,...

  28. November 19, 2013

    Sony turns to Bain & Co to find cost cuts

    Sony Pictures has hired Bain & Company to advise on potential cost-cutting, according to people familiar with the situation,...

  29. November 14, 2013

    Sotheby’s $105m sale sets Warhol record

    Andy Warhol’s “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” sold for $105.4m in New York on Wednesday night, fetching the second...

  30. November 12, 2013

    Loeb’s Third Point takes stake in FedEx

    Dan Loeb, the activist hedge fund manager known for his coruscating attacks on company managers, has taken a stake in FedEx,...

  31. November 12, 2013

    Sotheby’s sales boost as investors agitate

    Sotheby’s narrowed its losses in the latest quarter after a surge in private sales commissions and rising auction revenues,...

  32. November 7, 2013

    Sotheby’s trumps Christie’s in New York autumn auction season

    Sotheby’s, the auction house under fire from activist investor Dan Loeb, on Thursday relished a welcome boost after its sale...

  33. October 25, 2013

    The Art Market: Sylvester Stallone’s painting show

    Bonhams has unveiled its “spectacular new headquarters” in London, and for once the hype is justified. In place of its...

  34. October 22, 2013

    Activist investor Loeb pressures Nokia for cash return

    Daniel Loeb’s $14bn activist hedge fund has taken a stake in Nokia, in a move that puts pressure on the Finnish company to...

  35. October 14, 2013

    Carl Icahn and Daniel Loeb can’t be shut out

    If “staying active” is the key to a long life, Carl Icahn will probably live for years. At 77, the US investor is on a...

  36. October 11, 2013

    Knockout results at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong

    Sotheby’s ended its five-day auction marathon in Hong Kong, marking its 40 years of presence in Asia, on a massive high this...

  37. October 4, 2013

    Sotheby’s adopts ‘poison pill’ after attack by Daniel Loeb

    Sotheby’s on Friday unveiled a “poison pill” aimed at defending itself against hostile takeover, just 48 hours after a...

  38. October 4, 2013

    Third Point’s Daniel Loeb rides crest of hedge fund wave

    For surfers at Malibu Beach, there is first point, where the waves are perfectly formed, and there is second point, where...

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