Tag Archives: Vote

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 »

Vote As If Your Health Depended Upon It; Learning from Governor Kasich on Voting Day 2018

…because it does. “Citizens scare politicians,” I heard Governor John Kasich say to Nicole Wallace on her show Deadline: White House yesterday, just hours from today’s U.S. 2018 midterm elections. Governor Kasich has led the Buckeye State since 2011, and his second and final term ends in January 2019. The Governor expanded Medicaid under the… Read More »