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Elliott's SoftBank Push Likely to Be Limited

Paul Singer’s activist fund would have a difficult time turning his push for buybacks and better governance into a director contest at the Japanese technology conglomerate.

L Brands Explores Alternatives as Barington Approaches

The Victoria’s Secret owner is reportedly considering strategic alternatives for the lingerie chain as a standstill agreement with Jim Mitarotonda’s activist fund is set to expire and a deadline to nominate directors approaches.

Activist Target: Five Below

Recent poor earnings from the discount retailer reveal vulnerabilities that could be targeted by an activist investor.

Starboard Director Fight at Merit Could Be Coming

The medical device company’s problems with share price performance and a cooperation agreement signed by an expert in the field suggest a director fight and push to oust CEO Fred Lampropoulos could be next.

Private Equity's Better Half

Contrary to what you may have heard, we’ve come to understand that women are breaking through the glass ceiling in private equity. But the progress is slow and there are great strides yet to be made.

A BoardEx Look at FAANG Alums

We've all heard of FAANG, the group of tech giants that shape our world. However, BoardEx took a look at where FAANG employees go when they leave.

The Boards of PE Portfolio Companies

Recently, BoardEx surveyed the portfolio companies in its system, about 15,000 in total, finding that the PE representatives on boards tend to be younger and are more likely to be male. In the surveyed universe, 10.4% of all board members are women, while only 5.4% of non-executive directors representing PE firms on the boards are women.