Wednesday, 6 May 2015
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Mar 13 2014 | 11:27am ET
Having won promises that Juniper Networks will return $3 billion to shareholders, Elliott Management is making sure it participates sufficiently.
The New York-based hedge fund has increased its stake in Juniper to 7.4%, it said in a regulatory filing yesterday. The firm, which previously owned 6.2% of the company, is Juniper’s second-largest shareholder.
Elliott said in its filing that it believes the networking company’s shares remain “significantly undervalued.”
Presumably, the hedge fund believes that the concessions it extracted from Juniper last month will help change that. In exchange for Elliott’s agreeing to drop a threatened proxy contest, Juniper said it would launch a share buyback program, cut expenses and add two new directors to its board.
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…