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Items that appeared in the NYT's DealBook blog.

Icahn’s Last Chance on Dell

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 10:22

Carl C. Icahn may have given up his campaign to block Dell Inc. from going private in a vote on Thursday.

Dell’s Buyout Fate Still Hinges Mostly on Icahn

Original publication date: 
Monday, July 22, 2013 - 15:41

Just two days out from Dell’s new deadline for counting votes on its founder’s proposed buyout, the company’s fate appears t

Recent Ex-Senators Find Soft Landings on Corporate Boards

Original publication date: 
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 15:18

Departing senators are finding that the life of an ex-lawmaker can be lucrative. In recent months, several have found spots in corporate boardroom, even if they have no direct business experience in the industries wooing them.

Estimating Ackman’s Odds of Success at His Next Target

The hedge fund manager William A. Ackman would have a pretty good shot at agitating for change at a company like ADT, according to an analysis. A company like FedEx would be a harder target.
Original publication date: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 14:32

As the activist investor William A. Ackman hunts for his next target, a favorite guessing game on Wall Street is to see what company he will pick next to agitate for change.

JPMorgan Works to Avert Split of Chief and Chairman Roles

Original publication date: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 18:07

JPMorgan Chase is working behind the scenes to avert a major potential embarrassment.

Partners’ Stake in Goldman Sachs Rises

Original publication date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 10:36

Report Identifies Companies Vulnerable to Activist Takeovers

Original publication date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:01

Looking for a juicy takeover candidate?

A new report suggests you might find one at Fifth Third Bancorp, the utility holding company Ameren or ConAgra Foods. Those are among the big companies most vulnerable to takeover based on an analysis of stock holdings at institutional investors and other major shareholders

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Pandit, a Low-Paid C.E.O. Among Wall Street Peers

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 15:58

Vikram S. Pandit worked as Citigroup‘s chief executive for just under five years. But during that time, he earned a good deal less than what other Wall Street chieftains made.

There are a number of ways to look at Mr. Pandit’s compensation from 2007 through 2011, according to an analysis that the research firm Equilar performed for DealBook.

Citigroup’s Chief Resigns in Surprise Step

Original publication date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 21:32

Weeks before Vikram S. Pandit’s surprise resignation on Tuesday as chief executive of Citigroup, the banking giant’s powerful chairman, Michael E. O’Neill, was privately huddling with other board members to plan how to replace him, according to several people briefed on the talks.

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