Investor Litt says Hudson’s Bay worth double chairman’s C$1.74 billion bid

(Reuters) – Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Co private as “woefully inadequate” on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group looking to push through a deal could double the offer. The shareholder group, which collectively owns 57% stake in the struggling retailer, made an offer last […]

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Woodford Patient Capital shares fall 1.7%

LONDON (Reuters) – Shares in Woodford Patient Capital Trust (WPCT), Woodford Investment Management’s only listed fund, fell 1.7% at the open on Wednesday after the Financial Times reported it may drop Neil Woodford as manager. Woodford Investment Management suspended its flagship 3.7 billion pound ($4.71 billion) unlisted fund last week. WPCT is meeting investors this […]

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Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper

(Reuters) – Investors’ aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $10 billion of cash withdrawals, according to Refinitiv’s Lipper research service on Thursday. It was the group’s second consecutive week of cash outflows, with […]

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