Engaged Capital In The News

February 12, 2024
Engaged Capital gains support of VF heir to shake up North Face owner (Reuters)

January 18, 2024
VF: Activist Makes Reasonable Case for Extreme Undervaluation and Needed Reforms (Morningstar)

January 16, 2024
Activist investors enjoy strong rebound in ’23, gird for more proxy fights (Reuters)
October 18, 2023
Activist firm calls VF Corp. headquarters a ‘Death Star,’ demands $300M in cost cuts and a board shakeup (Retail Dive)

October 18, 2023
VF: Activist Makes Reasonable Case for Extreme Undervaluation and Needed Reforms (The Wall Street Journal)

October 17, 2023
Vans, North Face owner VF Corp shares jump after activist investor builds stake(CNBC)

October 17, 2023
Engaged Capital Builds Stake in North Face, Vans Owner (The Wall Street Journal)

May 14, 2023
Activist Shareholder Plans Proxy Battle at Shake Shack (The Wall Street Journal)

June 29, 2022
Veritas among suitors for NCR, sources say (Dealreporter)

January 10, 2022
Engaged Capital Warns Coupons.com-Owner Quotient Not to Pursue a Share Sale (Bloomberg)

December 11, 2021
Activist fund Engaged Capital may turn to a familiar strategy to boost performance at Quotient (CNBC)

November 2, 2021
Black Rifle Coffee CEO Evan Hafer: Going public to fulfill mission of helping thousands of veterans land jobs (Fox Business)

November 2, 2021
Military veteran-focused Black Rifle Coffee to go public via $1.7 bln SPAC deal (Reuters)

September 29, 2021
Walgreens Said to Weigh Takeover of Evolent Health (Bloomberg)

July 26, 2021
Inside Hain Celestial’s fight to regain its swagger (FoodDive)

April 29, 2021
Activist investors post strong returns with board campaigns in first quarter (Reuters)

January 6, 2021
Prominent activist investors post record 2020 returns despite pandemic-muted activity (Reuters)

December 22, 2020
Evolent Health Settles With Activist Investor Engaged (Bloomberg)

August 29, 2020
Activist sets sights on another health-care company with break-up potential  (CNBC)

August 20, 2020
Engaged Capital Targets Evolent Health  (The Wall Street Journal)

August 4, 2020
Some U.S. activists post double-digit gains but many nurse losses (Reuters)

April 17, 2020
Activist hedge fund Engaged to give director fees to corporate employees (Reuters)

December 23, 2019
U.S. activist investors post strong gains as needling companies pays off (Reuters)

December 19, 2019
Engaged Capital to Consider Bid for Medifast (Bloomberg)

November 18, 2019
Activist investor who helped overhaul Medifast takes 15% stake in company (Baltimore Business Journal)

December 6, 2018
Activist Investor to Push Del Frisco’s to Sell Itself (The Wall Street Journal)

August 15, 2018
Activist investor is buying up stock in KC’s fastest-growing company (Kansas City Business Journal)

June 18, 2018
Rent-A-Center to Sell Itself to Vintage Capital (The Wall Street Journal)

June 18, 2018
Rent-A-Center shares surge 22% in single day on buyout (CNBC)

June 18, 2018
Activist-Targeted Rent-A-Center Sold to Vintage (The Street)

April 17, 2018
Activist Hedge Fund Takes a Stake in Apogee to Halt Its Buying Spree (Bloomberg)

April 21, 2018
Engaged Capital Sees Potential in Apogee Enterprises (Barron’s)

December 11, 2017
These Are the Biggest Winners and Losers in Activist Investing This Year (The Street)

December 8, 2017
New Hain Board Focused on Maximizing Shareholder Value (CTFN)

November 9, 2017
Rent-A-Center Hopes for Better Offers Than Vintage’s (The Street)

October 31, 2017
Rent-A-Center to Explore Options (The Wall Street Journal)

October 31, 2017
Rent-A-Center Exploring Strategic Options, Activist Investor Pressure Mounts (The Street)

October 11, 2017
Procter & Gambles win is rare in a year of activist gains (Institutional Investor)

October 4, 2017
Activist funds with fewer assets outperforming big name rivals (Reuters)

October 2, 2017
Hain Celestial CEO expands on deal with activist firm Engaged Capital, millennial strategy (CNBC)

September 29, 2017
Pepsico, Pinnacle Foods Likely to Kick Tires at Hain After Activist Takes Helm (The Street)

September 28, 2017
A Sale Could Come Next After Hain Celestial Settles With Activist Glenn Welling (The Street)

September 28, 2017
Hain Celestial in Pact With Activist Investor Overhauling Board (The Wall Street Journal)

July 25, 2017
NB Activist Restarts Battle (Orange County Business Journal)

July 25, 2017
Activist Is ‘Outraged’ that Rent-A-Center Rejected Multiple Bids (The Street)

July 24, 2017
UPDATE 1-Rent-A-Center shunned takeover interest from HIG, Lone Star-sources (CNBC)

July 17, 2017
How Index Funds Could Turbocharge Activism (The Street)

July 12, 2017
Rent-a-Center shares soar after rejecting takeover bid (New York Post)

July 11, 2017
Rent-A-Center Shares Surge on Takeover Bid (CFO)

July 11, 2017
Rent-A-Center Rejects Takeover Proposal; Stock Jumps (The Wall Street Journal)

July 11, 2017
Rent-A-Center Rejects $15-a-Share Vintage Offer Despite Activist’s Recent Victory (The Street)

July 6, 2017
Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Could Mean This Organic-Food Company Is Sold Next (The Street)

June 30, 2017
Hain Celestial a Star Stock Even Without a Takeover (Barron’s)

June 30, 2017
Organic Foodmaker Hain Looks Appetizing (Bloomberg)

June 30, 2017
Activist Calls out Hain Celestial (Barron’s)

June 30, 2017
Hain Celestial investor has 9.9% stake, seeks board seats (Newsday)

June 29, 2017
Activist Engaged Capital Moves to Overhaul Hain Celestial Board (The Wall Street Journal)

June 20, 2017
Hedgie slams Rent-A-Center’s board for taking two-month vacation (New York Post)

June 8, 2017
Here’s Why an Activist Just Got a Boost in His Rent-A-Center Sale Effort (The Street)

June 8, 2017
Rent-A-Center Loses Three Board Seats to Activist Engaged (Bloomberg)

June1, 2017
Here’s Why Activist Welling Just Got a Second Boost in his Rent-A-Center Sale Effort (The Street)

May 30, 2017
Here’s Why Activist Glenn Welling Just Got a Boost in His Rent-A-Center Sale Effort (The Street)

May 23, 2017
Young Guns of Activism Join Boards at AIG, SunOpta and DepoMed (The Street)

April 12, 2017
Rent-A-Center shareholder challenges struggling Plano retailer to a proxy fight (Dallas News)

April 10, 2017
Marcato Joins Activist Push for Rent-A-Center Sale (Bloomberg)

April 5, 2017
6 Stocks That Could Get a Bump From Glenn Welling (The Street)

March 29, 2017
Rent-A-Center Adopts ‘Poison Pill’ Following Activist Campaign (The Street)

February 24, 2017
Activist investor wants shakeup of Rent-A-Center board (Dallas Business Journal)

February 23, 2017
Engaged Capital seeks Rent-A-Center board change in push for company’s sale (Reuters)

February 17, 2017
Engaged’s Welling Escalates Rent-A-Center Campaign, Urges Sale (The Street)

February 14, 2017
Activist Investor Calls for Rent-A-Center to Sell Itself (The Wall Street Journal)

February 14, 2017
Rent-A-Center investor urging company to sell itself, citing 75 percent stock nosedive (Dallas Business Journal)

February 14, 2017
Shareholder tells Rent-A-Center to put itself up for sale (Dallas News)

January 30, 2017
Rent-A-Center Shares Spike on Glenn Welling’s Campaign (The Street)

December 1, 2016
Ranking the Activists for Proxy Season 2016 (The Street)

October 7, 2016
SunOpta Gets Oaktree Investment, Board Seats Including Engaged (Bloomberg)

September 16, 2016
Engaged Capital’s performance aided by Rovi’s strong returns – Activist Profiler (Activistmonitor, the leading provider of predictive intelligence and behavioral data on shareholder activism for the global investment community.)

September 15, 2016
Investor pressure grows at SunOpta as third hedge fund reports stake (Reuters Canada)

September 15, 2016
SunOpta Targeted by Activist Engaged Capital With New Stake (Bloomberg)

July 25, 2016
Redbox Owner Outerwall to Be Acquired for About $900 Million (The New York Times)

July 25, 2016
Outerwall, owner of Redbox and Coinstar, going private in $1.6B deal (The Seattle Times)

July 25, 2016
Apollo Global affiliates to take Outerwall private in $1.6 billion deal (Reuters)

July 25, 2016
In Shock to Short-Sellers, Apollo Pays $1.6B for Outerwall (The Street)

June 27, 2016
Medtronic buys heart failure specialist HeartWare for $1.1 billion (Star Tribune)

June 27, 2016
Medtronic Acquires HeartWare With Some Activist Inspiration (The Street)

July 20, 2016
Engaged looks for a path to resolve a company’s valuation issues – Activist Profiler (Activistmonitor, the leading provider of predictive intelligence and behavioral data on shareholder activism for the global investment community.)

May 27, 2016
MagnaChip Settles With Activist in Deal That Could Lead to a Sale (The Street)

May 11, 2016
Benchmark Electronics’ Activist Engaged Wins Two Board Seats (Bloomberg)

May 11, 2016
Engaged Capital earns two seats on Benchmark’s board (Reuters)

April 12, 2016
Outerwall agrees with activist investor to add 3 directors (Reuters)

April 12, 2016
Outerwall adds 3 members to board at urging of activist investor (The Seattle Times)

April 12, 2016
Redbox Parent Gives Board Seats To A Major Critic As It Weighs Options (Deadline)

April 12, 2016
Outerwall Adds Three Directors to Settle With Engaged Capital (Bloomberg)

April 12, 2016
What’s Next for These 5 Companies Targeted by Activist Investor Glenn Welling? (The Street)

April 12, 2016
Redbox Owner Outerwall to Add Three to Board in Deal With Activist (The Walll Street Journal)

March 30, 2016
Benchmark Electronics pushes back against activist investors (Houston Chronicle)

March 14, 2016
Outerwall To Explore Strategic And Financial Alternatives To Maximize Shareholder Value (PR Newswire)

February 22, 2016
Activist Investor Urges Redbox Parent to Go Private (The Walll Street Journal)

February 18, 2016
Redbox Parent Outerwall Faces Increased Investor Pressure to Go Private (Variety)

February 8, 2016
Outerwall Said Targeted by Activist Welling’s Engaged Capital (Bloomberg Business)

November 27, 2015
Small-Cap Activism Raging (Seeking Alpha)

November 25, 2015
Pinnacle to Buy Boulder for $710 Million to Add Natural Food (Bloomberg)

October 6, 2015
Engaged Capital Pressures HeartWare to Drop Valtech Deal (The Street)

October 5, 2015
A Comp Consultant and an Activist Debate Finer Points of Executive Pay (Repartee)

October 5, 2015
Engaged Capital Opposes HeartWare Deal for Valtech Cardio (The Wall Street Journal)

August 14, 2015
Small but dutiful: How to pursue change without filing (The Deal Pipeline)

August 6, 2015
Boulder Brands Receives Transaction Interest, Exploring Options (Bloomberg Business)

July 29, 2015
Boulder Brands Targeted by Activist Welling’s Engaged Capital (Bloomberg)

July 29, 2015
Activists pile into MagnaChip as chipmaker reviews strategic options (The Deal Pipeline)

July 29, 2015
Another Activist Enters The MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) Fray (Insider Monkey)

July 29, 2015
Boulder Brands targeted by activist investor Engaged Capital (The Denver Post)

July 24, 2015
Ranking the activists for proxy season 2015 (The Deal)

June 18, 2015
Medifast CEO ‘very pleased’ after shareholders approve board overhaul (Baltimore Business Journal)

May 13, 2015
Rovi Activist Engaged Wins Two Board Seats, Ousts Chairman (Bloomberg)

May 4, 2015
Engaged’s Welling gets second boost with Glass Lewis backing at Rovi (ROVI) (The Deal)

April 28, 2015
Engaged’s Welling gets early lift with ISS backing at Rovi (The Deal)

April 6, 2015
Medifast CEO: Activist Investor Glenn Welling Accelerated Board Changes (Baltimore Business Journal)

April 6, 2015
Medifast Adds Board Members in Agreement with Engaged Capital (The Wall Street Journal)

April 3, 2015
Jamba to Sell 100 Stores for $36 Million in Cash (The Wall Street Journal)

March 30, 2015
At Rovi, Activist Investor’s Years of Protests Against Executive Pay May Give Leverage on Board (The Street)

March 12, 2015
Rovi Activist Engaged Declares Proxy Fight for Board Control (Bloomberg)

January 28, 2015
Engaged Capital Scores Quick Win with Silicon Image (The Wall Street Journal)

January 17, 2015
Lattice Semiconductor Shells Out $600 Million for Silicon Image (The Street)

January 13, 2015
What Will The New Jamba Juice Look Like? (Buzzfeed)

January 13, 2015
Jamba Juice Already Added Kale. Now It’s Adding Two Activists (Wall Street Journal)

December 22, 2014
Silicon Image targeted by activist investor Engaged Capital (Chicago Tribune)

September 23, 2014
Field Experience Helps Win Board Seats (Wall Street Journal)

August, 2014
High Impact Dialog – An Interview with Glenn Welling of Engaged Capital (Activist Monthly)

August 1, 2014
Oplink Strategic Review Fails to Satisfy Activists (The Street)

July 29, 2014
Oplink to Explore Segment Sale Following Activist Pressure (Wall Street Journal)

July 24, 2014
Jamba Juice Gets Squeezed by Activist (Wall Street Journal)

July 15, 2014
Activists Join Fray at Oplink Communications (The Street)

February 25, 2014
Behind the Scenes of the Abercrombie Boardroom Battle (BuzzFeed Business)

February 10, 2014
Who’s Barking? (The Deal Pipeline)

January 13, 2014
Terms of Engagement: Activist Investor Prefers Low Profile But Will Take Fights Public (Orange County Business Journal)

December 9, 2013
Abercrombie & Fitch Renews Contract With CEO (The Wall Street Journal)

December 3, 2013
Engaged Capital Tells Abercrombie: Replace CEO (The Wall Street Journal)

December 3, 2013
Activist Fund Seeks Change at the Top of Abercrombie (NY Times DealBook)

December 3, 2013
Abercrombie Advances After Call for New CEO, Possible Sale (Bloomberg)

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

November 13, 2013
Volcano Corp. Seen Luring Abbott With Activist Push: Real M&A (Bloomberg)

November 12, 2013
Corporate Governance the Focus for a New Type of Activist Investor (Activist Insight – Josh Black)

November 6, 2013
Investor Activism Erupts At Volcano (Seeking Alpha)

November 6, 2013
Volcano Faces Activist Fire Over Missed Forecasts (The Wall Street Journal)

September 3, 2013
Engaged Lays out Plans for AeroVironment Campaign (Activist Insight – Josh Black)

July 24, 2013
The Deal Pipeline (Tatjana Kulkarni)

July 17, 2013
Activist investment firm buys 5.1% of drone maker AeroVironment (Los Angeles Times)

July 17, 2013
Engaged Capital Takes Stake of About 5% in AeroVironment (The Wall Street Journal)

July 11, 2013
Young Guns of Activism – Engaged Capital (The Activist Report – 13D Monitor)

May 31, 2013
Two activist hedge fund firms join efforts and plan new strategy (Opalesque Ltd.)

May 30, 2013
Pension-backed Governance for Owners in activism partnership with ex-Relational MD (Responsible Investor)

January, 18, 2013

Special Report: Shareholder Activism Review 2012 (Activist Insight)

December 3, 2012
Studies reveal the value of activism; Data suggests that investors who actively engage with the companies they own can outperform more hands-off rivals (Financial News)

September 13, 2012
New Small-Cap Activist Wins Grosvenor Seed. (FINalternatives)

September 12, 2012
Engaged Capital launches with $85M seed investment from Grosvenor Capital Management. (Opalesque)