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The Disney Takeover That Never Was

Billionaire Nelson Peltz lost his battle to join the Disney board and change the direction of the company. Here's how that happened and why it matters. Plus, is the House of Mouse in trouble, and what is an activist investor?

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The Disney Takeover That Never Was
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    The Battle for the Disney Board

    Disney fends off boardroom blitz as shareholders vote to stay the course

    Disney fends off boardroom blitz as shareholders vote to stay the course

    The Trouble at Disney

    What's An Activist Investor?

    What’s An Activist Investor–And How Do They Exercise So Much Control?

    What’s An Activist Investor–And How Do They Exercise So Much Control?

    Activist investors, who purchase minority stakes in companies to change them for a number of possible reasons—though usually to eventually make a profit—are on the rise, reigniting discussion about who they are, what they do and whether they should be regulated. Key Facts Activist investors, …

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