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Fonds activistes et gouvernance - conférence Paris Dauphine

CIAM a le plaisir de vous convier à la conférence annuelle du Master Droit des Affaires de l'université Paris Dauphine sur le thème "Fonds activistes et gouvernance".

Anne Sophie d'Andlau, co-fondatrice et Managing Partner de CIAM participera à la table ronde "Les fonds activistes, opportunité ou menace pour l’économie ?"

Le mardi 26 juin 2018 à 17h30 Salle Raymond Aron

Université Paris-Dauphine, en collaboration avec la House of Finance de l'Université Paris-Dauphine

Programme complet et inscription sur : 
http://housefinance.dauphine.fr/fr/actualites/detail-de-lactualite/article/conference-fonds-activistes-et-gouvernance.html

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Ahold Press Release

CIAM is pleased to note the new commitments made by Ahold Delhaize with regards to its corporate governance approach. This follows numerous requests from CIAM and other stakeholders for Ahold to reconsider its approach to shareholder engagement and shareholder rights. The additional transparency and engagement with shareholders provided with regards to the extension of the call option agreement are aligned with the requests made to the board of Ahold Delhaize by CIAM.

While CIAM continues to believe that the Option Agreement cannot be extended without shareholder approval, a vote will take place within a year of the option being exercised, which respects shareholders rights. This is more aligned with the Dutch government’s proposal to potentially increase the 180-day cooling off period to 250 days in the case of a hostile takeover.

CIAM advises the board of Ahold Delhaize to continue to consider and act upon shareholder feedback on these important issues and to continue to align itself with best practice corporate governance to ensure the best outcome for all shareholders and other stakeholders going forward.

Catherine Berjal, CEO of CIAM, commented:

“These new commitments to address shareholder concerns by Ahold Delhaize mark a significant victory for corporate governance and investor rights. While there is still more to be done, we hope that this is the start of a new approach to transparent engagement with all stakeholders and to increasing focus on developing best practice corporate governance.”

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Euro Disney Press Release

After a detailed review of the offer document regarding Euro Disney SCA, CIAM considers that the price of 2 euros per share is not fair for minority shareholders of the company.

CIAM thinks that the minimum acceptable price is 2.50 euros per share, given the perspective of ongoing legal actions and the valuation of the land rights owned by Euro Disney SCA.


 

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Zodiac Aerospace Press Release

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CIAM takes stock of Safran’s friendly offer for Zodiac. In light of Zodiac’s Supervisory Board’s decision to enter into a transaction after our requests for a review of strategic alternatives and for governance changes, we are suspending the ongoing proxy fight which we have initiated and are focusing on analyzing terms of such offer which on first sight appear to be fair from a financial point of view and from its structure. 

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CIAM prend acte de l’offre publique lancée par Safran sur Zodiac Aerospace. Le Conseil de Surveillance de Zodiac ayant décidé d’un rapprochement industriel conformément à notre demande de revue stratégique et de changement de gouvernance, nous interrompons le processus de contestation en Assemblée Générale que nous avons entrepris afin de nous concentrer sur l’analyse de l’offre qui, de prime abord, parait équitable d’un point de vue financier et de sa structure. 

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SFR Press Release

CIMA fund has filed with the AMF to challenge the appraisal work carried out as part of the fairness opinion on the exchange ratio proposed by Altice to the minority shareholders of SFR. It considers further that the evaluation methodology used by the firm Accuracy is biased and truncated. In addition, the majority of members of the board appointed by SFR to oversee the expert's work do not provide sufficient guarantees of independence. In conclusion, the exchange ratio offered to SFR minority shareholders on their SFR shares does not reflect the real value of SFR, and cannot be considered as fair.

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