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GKC Disappointed in eHi Car Services

Ray Ruiping Zhang Chairman of the Board eHi Car Services Limited Unit 12/F, Building No.5, Guosheng Center, 388 Daduhe Road Shanghai, 200062 The People’s Republic of China Dear Mr. Zhang: GKC Strategic Value Master Fund, LP is the beneficial owner of 4,900,394 Class A shares, via 2,450,197 American depositary shares (“ADS,” each representing two Class…

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Janus Henderson Wants athenahealth Sold

PURPOSE OF TRANSACTION: The shares of Common Stock owned by the Funds and Accounts and reported herein were acquired for investment purposes in the belief that the shares of Common Stock, when purchased, represented an attractive investment opportunity. On May 15, 2018, the Reporting Person engaged the Issuer’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) and expressed,…

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Icahn Opposes AmTrust Deal

Carl C. Icahn 767 Fifth Avenue, 47th Floor New York, New York 10153 Ladies and Gentlemen: I am one of your largest shareholders and own almost 9.4% of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (“AmTrust”).  I am strongly AGAINST the proposed going-private transaction and intend to solicit proxies AGAINST the deal. Recently, a number of AmTrust shareholders…

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Kinetic Calls for a Sale of Marin Software

May 17th, 2018 The Board of Directors Marin Software Incorporated 123 Mission St, 27th Floor San Francisco, CA 94105 Dear Members of the Board: I am writing to you on behalf of KCP II LLC and myself which collectively own common stock representing 5.1% of the outstanding stock of Marin Software, making us one of your…

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Lemelson Calls for a Sale of Geospace

PURPOSE OF TRANSACTION The securities referred to in this Schedule were originally acquired by the Fund for investment purposes and not with the purpose or effect of changing or influencing control of the Issuer. The Fund had acquired the securities in the ordinary course of business and is holding the securities for the benefit of…

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Cannell is Monitoring Destination XL

Purpose of Transaction Mr. Cannell, on behalf of the Investment Vehicles, identified the Company as an entity satisfying each Investment Vehicle’s investment criteria. The Investment Vehicles acquired and continue to hold the Shares as a long-term investment. Mr. Cannell files this Amendment to disclose that he has had conversations with some of the Company’s directors…

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Atlantic Inv Files 13D on Owens-Illinois

Purpose of Transaction. The Reporting Person acquired, on behalf of AJR, Cambrian Fund, Cambrian Global Fund and the Other Accounts and continues to hold, the Shares reported in this Schedule 13D for investment purposes. The Reporting Person intends to evaluate the performance of the Shares as an investment in the ordinary course of business. The…

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Cannell Shares Data with Digirad

Purpose of Transaction Mr. Cannell, on behalf of the Investment Vehicles, identified the Company as an entity satisfying each Investment Vehicle’s investment criteria. The Investment Vehicles acquired and continue to hold the Shares as a long-term investment. See Exhibit 99 for disclosure of a recent communication with the Company’s Board of Directors. Above and beyond…

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Marathon Sends Letter to J. Alexander

Purpose of Transaction. Item 4 is hereby amended to add the following: On April 24, 2018, Marathon Partners delivered a letter to the Chairman of the Issuer’s board of directors (the “Board”) restating its belief that the appointment of new independent directors and the engagement of an investment bank to evaluate strategic alternatives would be…

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M&G Frustrated with Methanex

Purpose of Transaction. The Reporting Persons have been supportive shareholders since 2007 but have become repeatedly frustrated with the market valuation of the Issuer, which the Reporting Persons believe does not reflect the Issuer’s intrinsic value. The Reporting Persons are supportive of the current progressive dividend policy of the Issuer, but given the current share…

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JANA Sees Value in Pinnacle Foods

PURPOSE OF TRANSACTION.   The Reporting Persons acquired the Shares because they believe the Shares are undervalued and represent an attractive investment opportunity. JANA, with the assistance of the other Reporting Persons, intends to have discussions with members of the Issuer’s board of directors (the “Board“) and management team regarding value creation measures including (i)…

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Barington Goes Activist on Xerium

Purpose of Transaction. The Reporting Entities acquired beneficial ownership of the shares of Common Stock to which this Statement relates in order to obtain a significant equity position in the Company, the Common Stock of which, in the opinion of the Reporting Entities, was undervalued and represented an attractive investment opportunity when purchased. The Reporting…

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Mudrick Offers Liquidity to Globalstar

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…

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Elliott Assoc Wants Action at Telecom Italia

PURPOSE OF TRANSACTION   The Reporting Persons believe the securities of the Issuer are undervalued and represent an attractive investment opportunity.  The Reporting Persons believe that the Issuer’s governance, valuation, strategic direction and relationships with Italian authorities would be improved by replacing certain members of the board with new, fully independent and highly qualified directors. In…

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Va Partners Goes Active on SLM Corp.

Item 4. Purpose of Transaction The responses to Items 3, 5 and 6 of this Schedule 13D are incorporated herein by reference. The Reporting Persons have had and anticipate having further discussions with officers and directors of the Issuer in connection with the Reporting Persons’ investment in the Issuer. The topics of these conversations will…

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Ategra Sends Hawthorn a Letter

Purpose of Transaction. The Shares held by the Reporting Persons were acquired for investment purposes in the ordinary course of the Reporting Persons’ investment activities. The Reporting Persons have engaged in discussions with the Board of Directors of the Issuer regarding the Issuer’s financial performance and prevailing market trends impacting community banks. On April 4,…

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HG Vora in Talks with Lasalle Hotel Prop

Purpose of Transaction. The Reporting Person acquired the Common Stock for investment purposes in the ordinary course of business and presently holds approximately 7.1% of the Issuer’s Common Stock. The Reporting Person has engaged, and may continue to engage, in communications with the management of the Issuer, and intends to engage in communications with the…

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Elliott Assoc Sends Letter to Commvault

PURPOSE OF TRANSACTION   The Reporting Persons believe the securities of the Issuer are undervalued and represent an attractive investment opportunity.  The Reporting Persons believe that the Issuer requires fundamental changes throughout its business and that the Issuer can significantly improve shareholder value through operational initiatives, capital allocation changes and enhanced management and Board of Directors…

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Braeside Files 13D on Spok Holdings

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…

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RA Capital Objects to BCRX Merger

Purpose of Transaction. RA Capital Management, LLC (“RA Capital”) delivered a letter to the board of directors (the “Board”) of the Issuer on April 2, 2018, in connection with the Issuer’s proposed merger (the “Proposed Merger”) with Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Idera”) that will be submitted for a vote of the Issuer’s shareholders at a special…