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Sep 18 2012 | 12:19pm ET
Mason Capital Management is not giving up its fight against Telus Corp.'s planned share-consolidation plan.
The U.S. hedge fund has won the right to an expedited appeal of last week's Supreme Court of British Columbia ruling that blocks it from holding a meeting of the Canadian telecommunication company's shareholders in competition with a meeting planned by Telus itself. Mason, which owns 19% of Telus' voting shares, objects to the company's plan to impose a one-for-one exchange of non-voting shares for voting shares.
Mason has argued that the plan is unfair to voting share owners, including itself, who paid more for that privilege than non-voting share owners.
Mason's appeal will be heard on Oct. 4, just under two weeks before Telus shareholders are to vote on the company's plan.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...