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Hedge-fund chief gains seat on Sara Lee board

Chicago Tribune – The leader of an activist hedge fund with a significant stake in Sara Lee Corp. has been added to the foodmaker’s board of directors. Downers Grove-based Sara Lee said Thursday that it is expanding its 10-member board […]

Stalled! CSX vs. the Hedge Funds will Continue

New York (HedgeCo.Net) -The much anticipated annual meeting of railroad operator CSX took an odd turn when results of Board elections were kept from the media and CSX head Michael Ward abruptly ended the meeting. The elections were a subject […]

Hedge Fund Crescendo Partners gives a jolt to Cott shares

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Soft-drink maker Cott Corp. has gotten a vote of confidence from hedge fund Crescendo Partners, along with a boost in share value. Crescendo has raised its stake to 8.7% in the struggling company, and will meet […]