The Secret of the Value Compounder

The Secret of the Value Compounder

Big name financial gurus like Dan Loeb and Warren Buffet make their money with smart investments, such as companies that are considered “value compounders.” A value compounder is a long-standing, stable business that can earn investors a ton over time. They usually...
Daniel Loeb to Engage in Proxy War with Dow Chemical

Daniel Loeb to Engage in Proxy War with Dow Chemical

After investor Daniel Loeb left talks with Dow Chemical, the Third Point founder and CEO announced plans to solicit shareholder votes. This event is known as a proxy battle, which is by definition an event that occurs when a corporation’s stockholders develop...
Hedge Fund Activists Set Sights on TransCanada

Hedge Fund Activists Set Sights on TransCanada

TransCanada Corp., the Canadian pipeline giant, could be the next target for activist hedge funds such as Third Point, led by Daniel Loeb. Based in Calgary, TransCanada is best known as a proponent of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline that would run from Alberta...
Is Dow the New Sotheby’s?

Is Dow the New Sotheby’s?

Dow Chemical, in the face of several large projects within the next few years, is projected to double its company earnings by 2018. Currently, the chemical company is settled at an earning rate of $3 a share, with insiders predicting an increase to $6 a share by 2018....
Dan Loeb Fires Back with ‘Value Sothebys’ Website

Dan Loeb Fires Back with ‘Value Sothebys’ Website

Last week, Sotheby’s released an online presentation regarding the Third Point nominees for its board, citing that they had ‘no incremental experience’ to join. Third Point has now shot back with a presentation of its own, creating a website called ValueSothebys.com...
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