Tag Archives: Proxy

Could proxy advisers sway investors to vote ‘no’ on BMS-Celgene merger?

After Bristol-Myers Squibb and activist investor Starboard Value released dueling presentations on the planned $ 74 billion merger with Celgene earlier this week, Wall Street analysts started speculating about what might actually cause the deal to go south. Credit Suisse analyst Vamil Divan raised one possibility: proxy advisory firms. They usually issue recommendations to shareholders… Read More »

Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome Explains Abuse of Gypsy Rose in 'The Act'

By now, you’ve probably heard coworkers obsesses over the wildest scenes in The Act, Hulu’s new true-crime series. The eight-part show, now streaming, unravels the bizarre story of Gypsy Blanchard who suffered years of abuse under the care of her mother, Dee Dee Blanchard. Based on a BuzzFeed report by journalist Michelle Dean, the show… Read More »