2017 ISS Policy Survey Results

" ISS released its 2017 policy survey on August 2, 2016.  As a follow up to that event, ISS recently released the results of that survey, which we have reviewed and summarized below. ISS received 439 responses this year compared to 421 responses the previous year.  270 responses came from corporate issuers, 120 responses were received …

The Conference Board Governance Watch Webcast – August 4

" This webcast focuses on the investor engagement tactics used during the 2016 proxy season including activism, shareholder proposals, investor collaborations, and letter writing campaigns. Please click here to view an archive of the Governance Watch Webcast.      

ABP Acquisition LLC and Five Star Quality Care, Inc.

" ABP Acquisition LLC has commenced a cash tender offer for up to 10,000,000 shares of common stock of Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE) at a price of $3.00 per share. The offer price represents a 57% premium over FVE’s closing price of $1.91 per share on September 30, 2016, the last trading day …

Biodel and Albireo Limited

" 09/26/16 — Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOD) today announced that its 2016 annual meeting of stockholders has been set for October 24, 2016. At that meeting, stockholders will vote on, among other things, matters necessary to complete Biodel’s planned transaction with Albireo Limited pursuant to a previously announced share exchange agreement, including the issuance of shares …