Germany’s Aareal conducts strategic review following calls from investor

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German real estate lender Aareal said on Monday it had embarked on a strategic review following calls from an activist investor to consider the sale of its software unit Aareon. Hermann Merkens, Aareal’s chief executive officer, wrote in a letter to the shareholder, Teleios Capital Partners, that Continue Reading

Activist investor Driver Management presses anew for First United Bank to sell itself

(Reuters) – Driver Management Company LLC, an activist investor focused on U.S. banks, renewed calls on Wednesday for First United Corp (FUNC.O), the holding company for Maryland community bank First United Bank & Trust, to sell itself. First United’s shares have traded at a significant discount to its regional banking Continue Reading

Investor group calls on Lyft to scrap dual-class share structure plan: FT

An electric scooter from the ride sharing company Lyft is shown on a downtown sidewalk in San Diego, California, U.S., March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – A group of investors has called on Lyft Inc’s board to scrap a proposed dual-class share structure, as the ride hailing company pitches Continue Reading