Press Releases


November 12, 2019
Apogee Enterprises Announces Cooperation Agreement With Engaged Capital

August 9, 2019
InnerWorkings Announces Cooperation Agreement with Engaged Capital

December 6, 2018
Engaged Capital Urges Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. to Explore Strategic Alternatives

February 5, 2018
Rent-A-Center Announces Cooperation Agreement with Engaged Capital, LLC

October 30, 2017
Engaged Capital Commends Rent-A-Center Board for Initiating Strategic Alternatives Review Process

September 5, 2017
Engaged Capital Condemns Spendthrift Culture of Entitlement at Rent-A-Center

July 27, 2017
Engaged Capital Calls on Rent-A-Center CEO Mark Speese to Cease Mischaracterizations to Investors and Calls on Incumbent Directors to Act as Fiduciaries for Stockholders or Resign

July 25, 2017
Engaged Capital Issues Statement in Respect of Rent-A-Center

July 11, 2017
Engaged Capital Issues Statement in Respect of Rent-A-Center

June 8, 2017
All Engaged Capital Nominees Resoundingly Elected to the Board of Rent-A-Center

June 5, 2017
Engaged Capital Reminds Rent-A-Center Stockholders to Vote BLUE Proxy to Stop Further Value Destruction

June 1, 2017
Glass Lewis Recommends Rent-A-Center Stockholders Vote for Change on Engaged Capital’s BLUE Proxy

May 30, 2017
ISS Recommends Rent-A-Center Stockholders Vote for Change on Engaged Capital’s BLUE Proxy

May 22, 2017
Engaged Capital Releases Second Presentation to Set the Record Straight for Rent-A-Center Stockholders

May 22, 2017
Engaged Capital Releases Supplemental Presentation to Rent-A-Center Stockholders

May 18, 2017
Engaged Capital Responds to Rent-A-Center’s Misleading Claims and Reminds Stockholders of the Need for Change

May 2, 2017
Engaged Capital Releases Presentation to Rent-A-Center Stockholders

May 2, 2017
Engaged Capital Presentation to Rent-A-Center Stockholders

April 25, 2017
Engaged Capital Responds to Rent-A-Center Board’s Outrageous Justification for Abusing Stockholder Rights

April 25, 2017
Engaged Capital Exposes Rent-A-Center Board’s Latest Attempt to Use Corporate Machinery as an Entrenchment Tactic

February 23, 2017
Engaged Capital Nominates Five Highly Qualified Candidates for Election to the Board of Rent-A-Center

February 14, 2017
Engaged Capital Calls on the Board of Rent-A-Center, Inc. to Immediately Begin a Strategic Alternatives Process

December 7, 2016
First Letter to Rent-A-Center Board of Directors

May 27, 2016
MagnaChip Reaches Settlement with Engaged Capital, LLC

May 11, 2016
Engaged Capital Nominees Elected to Benchmark Board

May 4, 2016
Benchmark Shareholders the Time for Action has Arrived; Vote for Change on Engaged Capital’s BLUE Proxy to Elect all Three Engaged Nominees Today

May 2, 2016
Glass Lewis Joins ISS in Recommending Benchmark Shareholders Vote for Change on Engaged Capital’s BLUE Proxy

April 27, 2016
ISS Recommends Benchmark Shareholders Vote for Change on Engaged Capital’s BLUE Proxy

April 26, 2016
Engaged Capital Reminds Benchmark Board That Numbers Don’t Lie

April 25, 2016
Engaged Capital Sets the Record Straight in a New Presentation to Benchmark Shareholders

April 21, 2016
Benchmark Electronics’ First Quarter Results Underscore the Need for Change

April 20, 2016
Engaged Capital Responds to Benchmark Electronics’ Letter and Presentation to Shareholders

April 7, 2016
Engaged Capital Fact-checks Benchmark Electronics’ Letter to Shareholders

March 30, 2016
Engaged Capital Issues Open Letter To The Shareholders Of Benchmark Electronics

March 1, 2016
Engaged Capital Nominates Herbert K. Parker For Election To The Board Of Benchmark Electronics

March 1, 2016
Engaged Capital Responds To Retirement Of Benchmark Electronics Chairman

February 24, 2016
Engaged Capital Nominates Four Highly-Qualified Individuals for Election to the Board of Benchmark Electronics

February 26, 2016
Engaged Capital Responds to Latest Entrenchment Attempt from Benchmark Electronics

February 18, 2016
Presentation: Creating Shareholder Value at Outerwall

February 18, 2016
Letter to Outerwall Board of Directors

February 18, 2016
Engaged capital sends letter to outerwall board outlining Immediate strategy for sustainable value creation

January 28, 2016
HeartWare International Announces Cooperation Agreement With Engaged Capital, LLC

January 28, 2016
HeartWare International And Valtech Cardio, Ltd. Announce Termination Of Proposed Acquisition

January 7, 2016
Engaged Capital Reiterates Call for HeartWare International to Immediately Terminate Proposed Acquisition of Valtech Cardio

December 30, 2015
Engaged Capital Nominates Three Highly-Qualified Individuals for Election to the Board of HeartWare International

October 5, 2015
Engaged Capital Urges HeartWare International to Terminate Proposed Acquisition of Valtech Cardio

September 24, 2015
Engaged Capital Sends Letter to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AeroVironment, Inc.

June 29, 2015
Engaged Capital Sends Letter to Board of AeroVironment, Inc.

May 13, 2015
Engaged Capital Nominees Elected to Rovi Board

May 8, 2015
Send a Message to the Rovi Board – Enough is Enough!

May 6, 2015
Rovi Shareholders – It’s Time to Change the Channel Vote the WHITE Engaged Capital Proxy to Defend Shareholder Value

May 4, 2015
On the Heels of ISS and Glass Lewis’ Recommendation to Vote Engaged Capital’s White Proxy Card, Rovi Adopts Compensation Changes in Reactive and Overdue Reform

May 1, 2015
Medifast nominates final board members after activist investor shakeup

May 1, 2015
Glass Lewis Joins ISS in Recommending That Rovi Shareholders Vote for Change on Engaged Capital’s WHITE Proxy

April 28, 2015
ISS Recommends That Rovi Shareholders Vote for Change on Engaged Capital’s White Proxy

April 23, 2015
Do Not Let the Rovi Board Distract You from the Real Issues with Empty Promises and “Fairy Tales”

April 16, 2015
Engaged Capital Sends Letter to Fellow Rovi Shareholders

April 6, 2015
Medifast, Inc. Announces Reconstitution Of Board Of Directors And Cooperation Agreement with Engaged Capital

March 26, 2015
Engaged Capital Files Preliminary Proxy Materials for the Election of Three Highly-Qualified Directors at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Rovi Corporation

March 12, 2015
Engaged Capital Sends Letter to Board of Rovi Corporation

February 25, 2015
TriMas Appoints Herbert K. Parker to Board of Directors

January 13, 2015
Jamba Agrees to Appoint Two New Independent Directors

December 22, 2014
Engaged Capital Sends Letter to Board of Silicon Image

November 19, 2014
Under pressure from activists, Oplink sells itself to Koch for $445M (OPLK)

November 6, 2014
Oplink Shareholders for Change (OSC) Release Letter to Fellow Shareholders

September 29, 2014
Engaged Capital Sends Letter to Volcano Board of Directors

September 23, 2014
Oplink Shareholders for Change (OSC) Files Preliminary Proxy Materials

August 12, 2014
Oplink Shareholders For Change (OSC) Call on Oplink Board to Respect Shareholder Democracy and Allow New Board to Set Strategy

July 31, 2014
Oplink Shareholders for Change (OSC) Nominate Two Highly-Qualified Individuals for Oplink Board

April 30, 2014
Engaged Capital Settles Proxy Contest With Abercrombie & Fitch

April 10, 2014
Rentech Announces $150 Million Investment from Blackstone and Settlement Agreement with Concerned Rentech Shareholders

March 20, 2014
Concerned Rentech Shareholders Solicits Consents to Call Special Meeting to Stop Rentech From Issuing Equity and Defying Shareholder Wishes

March 17, 2014
Concerned Rentech Shareholders Urges Rentech Board to Immediately Halt Capital Raising Plans and Promptly Hold 2014 Annual Meeting

February 20, 2014
Engaged Capital Nominates Five Highly Qualified Candidates for the Board of Abercrombie & Fitch

February 13, 2014
Concerned Rentech Shareholders Send Letter to Board, Warn against Taking Further Value Destroying Actions

January 28, 2014
Engaged Capital Responds to Announcement from Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

January 13, 2014
Concerned Rentech Shareholders Seeks to Reconstitute Rentech’s Board

December 9, 2013
Engaged Capital Responds to Announcement from Abercrombie & Fitch That it Has Entered into New Employment Agreement with CEO Michael Jeffries

December 3, 2013
Engaged Capital Sends Letter to Abercrombie & Fitch’s Board of Directors

September 11, 2013
Engaged Capital Sends Additional Letter to AeroVironment’s Board of Directors

August 22, 2013
AeroVironment Files Preliminary Proxy Materials in Connection with 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

July 17, 2013
Engaged Capital Outlines Path to Achieve Fair Valuation at AeroVironment

May 30, 2013
Leading Activist Equity Investors Announce Global Tie-up

September 10, 2012
Engaged Capital LLC Announces Strategic Partnership with Grosvenor Capital Management.