Monthly Archives: November 2018

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FrontFour Calls for Changes at MDCA

Purpose of Transaction. The Reporting Persons purchased the securities of the Issuer reported herein based on their belief that such securities, when purchased, were undervalued and represented an attractive investment opportunity. Over the past several months, FrontFour Capital (together with its affiliates, “FrontFour”) has engaged in communications with the Issuer’s management team and Board of…

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Simcoe Capital Voices Concerns Over DFIN Performance

The Reporting Persons purchased the Shares based on the Reporting Persons’ belief that the Shares, when purchased, were and continue to be substantially undervalued, particularly when considering the Issuer’s growing software as a service (SaaS) revenue streams and strong, consistent free cash flow generation. The Reporting Persons are supportive of the Issuer’s management team as…

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UTX to Split Into Three Cos

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) and the company’s intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier (formerly CCS), into independent entities. The separation will result in three global, industry-leading companies: United Technologies, comprised of Collins Aerospace Systems…

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Cruiser Thinks ASH Stock Worth 53% More

New York, NY – (November 20, 2018) – Cruiser Capital Advisors, LLC (“Cruiser”), the beneficial owner of approximately 2.5% of the shares of Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (“Ashland” or “the Company”) (NYSE: ASH), today issued a public letter to the Ashland Board of Directors (the “Board”) outlining Cruiser’s concerns. The full text of the letter is…

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NUAN to Spin Off Auto Unit

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced its intention to spin off its Automotive business segment into a new, independent, publicly traded company (“Nuance Auto”). The standalone entity will be a pure-play, next-generation automotive software company.  Immediately following the transaction, which is expected to be completed before…

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BGC Partners to Distribute Newmark Shares

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) (“BGC Partners”, “BGC”, or “the Company”), a leading global brokerage and financial technology company, today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has approved the distribution of all of the shares1 of Newmark Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMRK) (“Newmark”) held by the Company to stockholders…

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BC Files Form 10 for Life Fitness Spin-Off

We are sending you this Information Statement in connection with the spin-off by Brunswick Corporation, or “Brunswick”, of its wholly owned subsidiary, Life Fitness Holdings, Inc., or “Life Fitness” for purposes of this Information Statement. To effect the spin-off, Brunswick will distribute at least 80.1% of the shares of Life Fitness common stock on a…

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Zayo Plans to Separate into Two Cos

BOULDER, Colo. – November 7, 2018 – Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) today announced it plans to separate into two publicly traded companies: one to focus on providing core communications infrastructure and another to leverage infrastructure to provide solutions for a broad set of enterprise customers. Zayo Infrastructure, “InfraCo,” will be a unique, fiber-focused infrastructure…

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FMC Corp Sets Livent Spin Off Date

Third Quarter Highlights Consolidated revenue of $1.0 billion, up 60 percent versus Q3 ’17 Consolidated GAAP earnings of $0.54 per diluted share, up 32 percent versus Q3 ’17 Consolidated adjusted earnings per diluted share of $0.98, up 40 percent versus Q3 ’17 Agricultural Solutions segment revenue of $924 million, up 5 percent versus Q3 ’17, on a pro forma basis…

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Trinity Completes Arcosa Spin-Off

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE: TRN) (“Trinity”), announced today that it has completed the separation of its infrastructure-related business, Arcosa, Inc. (“Arcosa”), a growth-oriented manufacturer of infrastructure-related products and services with leading positions in construction, energy, and transportation markets. The spin-off was effected through a pro rata dividend to Trinity’s stockholders of all outstanding…

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Legion Partners’ Thesis on OSPN

Purpose of Transaction. The Reporting Persons purchased the Shares based on the Reporting Persons’ belief that the Shares, when purchased, were undervalued and represented an attractive investment opportunity. Depending upon overall market conditions, other investment opportunities available to the Reporting Persons, and the availability of Shares at prices that would make the purchase or sale…