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2018

DateTitle
06 Nov 2018Watpac directors slammed by Sandon Capital for recommending Besix offer
31 Oct 2018Unhappy AIMS fund investors call for wind-up, again
29 Oct 2018Samuel Terry moves again to wind up AIMS Property Securities Fund
29 Oct 2018Boutiques seek to wind up listed Aims Property Securities Fund
15 Oct 2018Monash Absolute Investment weighs Sandon's takeover offer
15 Oct 2018Sandon Capital stalks Monash Absolute Investment as LIC sector heats up
01 Aug 2018Fundies back David Murray's call to rethink governance
14 Jun 2018BHP approves $4.5b South Flank iron ore mine in Western Australia
13 Jun 2018Eramet's improved offer for MDL labelled 'stingy'
12 Jun 2018Shareholders say no: Besix takeover of Watpac voted down
12 Jun 2018Watpac Investors Vote Against Belgian Takeover Deal
02 Jun 2018Knife edge vote: Besix to sell out entirely from Watpac if takeover fails
30 May 2018Proxy advisor ISS joins Sandon's bid to block Besix takeover of Watpac
15 May 2018Qantas, Sensata, Spicers: Eight top stock pickers name their favourite stocks
15 May 2018Specialty Fashion shares surge 46pc on Noni B deal
15 May 2018How Specialty Fashion won a plus-size market boost
08 May 2018Bid pushback has Eramet on a Limb
06 May 2018Besix chief executive rules out higher bid for Watpac
29 Apr 2018MDL investors seek higher bid from French suitor
03 Apr 2018'Investors in dark' over bid to carve up Katies, Rivers owner
28 Mar 2018Watpac forecasts full-year loss, explores mining business sale
26 Mar 2018Watpac-BESIX deal not good value for shareholders: Sandon
02 Mar 2018Another Specialty Fashion investor backs equity raising after knocking back offer
02 Mar 2018Activist fight over Specialty Fashion looms as test for board and investor
28 Feb 2018Activist investor turns its attention to Specialty Fashion Group
19 Feb 2018Activism set to play larger role in Australia's public M&A
09 Jan 2018The independent director, but from whom?

2017

DateTitle
09 Nov 2017Sandon Capital urges Tatts shareholders to ditch Tabcorp merger
Oct 2017Most Consistent Top Performing Event Driven Strategies – July 2012-June 2017
24 Aug 2017Investors and activists are exacting a high price on company boards
15 Aug 2017Iluka Resources conducted Sierra Rutile due diligence with 'eyes open': CEO
01 Aug 2017LICs caught up in franking chaos from company tax reduction
23 Jul 2017Soul Pattinson-Brickworks shake-up will happen sooner or later
20 Jun 2017No more quiet chats? Australia becomes new frontier for shareholder disruption
01 Jun 2017EGM coup possible as Ariadne eyes seats on Ardent board
31 May 2017Activist momentum extends to Fleetwood as EGM looms
09 May 2017Bidding war emerges for SMS Management and Technology
05 May 2017BHP Billiton shareholder activism 'healthy' say investors
28 Apr 2017Pacific Consortium walks away from Tatts Group fight
19 Apr 2017Tatts urged to open books for Pacific despite Tabcorp
19 Apr 2017Game on for Tatts as KKR consortium shows its hand
04 Apr 2017BHP Billiton's pursuit of South Flank a big win for Iluka Resources
21 Mar 2017CommSec Executive Series – Interview with Gabriel Radzyminski
Mar 2017Boston Consulting Group 'Shareholder Value Creation through Persistent Uncertainty'
Mar 2017Preqin 'Most Consistent Top Performing Event Driven Strategies Funds – Jan 2012-Dec 2016'
08 Mar 2017ACCC raises issues in Tabcorp, Tatts Group merger
04 Mar 2017How to see through the 'adjusted' earnings numbers confusing investors
21 Feb 2017Saputo moves to mop up WCB with sweetened offer
09 Feb 2017Activist moves to thwart Saputos plan for full control of Warrnambool Cheese Butter
30 Jan 2017Sandon Capital wants cream on top of Saptuo's Warrnambool Cheese & Butter bid
29 Jan 2017Canada's Saputo bids to mop up rest of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter
24 Jan 2017CIMIC launches hostile bid for Macmahon Holdings

2016

DateTitle
19 Dec 2016Why Iluka Resources' lucrative iron ore royalty is back in the spotlight
16 Dec 2016Fight for Tatts lotteries business shows infrastructure sweetspot
16 Dec 2016Slow and steady lotteries set to pay off in battle for Tatts Group
15 Dec 2016Macquarie uses own money to generate deal flow
15 Dec 2016Macquarie sparks $5.5bn battle for Australian gambling group
15 Dec 2016KKR-backed consortium makes $5.5 billion counterbid for Australia's Tatts
15 Dec 2016Tabcorp wants no part of Macquarie's break-up play for Tatts Group
15 Dec 2016Tatts bid is all about unlocking the value of lotteries
05 Dec 2016Iluka Resources Soars After Activist Urges De-Merger Of Iron Ore Assets
24 Nov 2016Tabcorp takes 10pc stake in takeover target Tatts Group
20 Oct 2016Tatts Group's lotteries undervalued in merger argues activist investor
18 Oct 2016Tabcorp and Tatts to create A$11.3bn gaming giant
18 Oct 2016Investors want value for Tatts lottery business in Tabcorp merger
12 Oct 2016Shareholder Activism in Australia: A review of trends in activist investing
Oct 2016Sandon Capital reveals what it looks for in a target for shareholder activism
10 Oct 2016Preqin 'Most Consistent Top Performing Event Driven Strategies'
Oct 2016ASA Equity Magazine "Shareholder Activism in Australia"
Sep 2016Fund Managers with wealthy backgrounds perform the worst
24 Aug 2016BlueScope Steeled by Turnaround Despite China Glut
22 Aug 2016Barron's Asia "Why this activist investor is buying Fleetwood"
19 Jul 2016Interview With Value Activist Sandon Capital
10 Jul 2016Sweeter deal sees Onthehouse up 16pc
07 Jul 2016Saputo fails to raise Warrnambool Cheese and Butter stake
04 Jul 2016Claims Saputo Inc in ‘inappropriate’ play for control of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter
28 Jun 2016WCB raising a 'Trojan horse': Sandon
27 Jun 2016Fleetwood wins village supply deal
23 Jun 2016Listed@ASX – Winter 2016 'The rise of the Activists'
01 Jun 2016Barron's Asia "Sandon's activist approach shakes up Aussie stocks"
Feb 2016Preqin "Most Consistent Event Driven Strategies Funds"
18 Feb 2016WA TAB sale spells end to Tatts-Tabcorp $9b merger
16 Feb 2016Activist puts Tatts under pressure to demerge wagering

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23 Dec 2013Top 100 (Stock) Picks for 2014

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