Sunday, 3 May 2015
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Dec 19 2013 | 2:35am ET
Carl Icahn's former protégé and a Goldman Sachs veteran have joined forces to force change at an energy infrastructure company.
Corvex Management, headed by former Icahn partner Keith Meister, and Soroban Capital Partners, founded by former Goldman trader Eric Mandelblatt, have taken a combined 9% stake in Williams Cos. The hedge funds have demanded that Williams immediately add both Meister and Mandelblatt to its board of directors.
Corvex and Soroban criticized Williams, saying mistakes had weighed on the company's value. The hedge funds did say they had held productive talks with the company.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…