Saturday, September 6, 2008

Over 50 Activist Investments During August

Below is a summary list of investments made by shareholder activists during the month of August. This information was extracted from Hedge Fund Solutions' Catalyst Equity Research Report(TM) - a free in-depth weekly research report on activist investments.

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Ticker Company Activist Investor

ALDN Aladdin Knowledge Systems Vector Capital
AMLN Amylin Pharmaceuticals Eastbourne Capital Management
ATSG Air Transport Services Group Perella Weinberg Partners
BCSB BCSB Bancorp Finacial Edge Fund
BRNC Bronco Drilling Wexford Capital
CAPE Cape Fear Bank Corp Maurice Koury
CLF Cleveland -Cliffs Harbinger Capital
COHR Coherent Inc Oliver Press Partners
CPHL CastlePoint Holdings Omega Advisors
CVC Cablevision Systems Corp Harbinger Capital
CVG Convergys Corp Jana Partners
EPIC Epicor Software Corp Elliott Associaes
EXAS Exact Sciences Corp Intrinsic Value Asset Management
FCL Foundation Coal Holdings Owl Creek
FMLPE.OB Feldman Mall Properties Mackensie Patterson Fuller
GCS DWS Global Commodities Stock Fund Western Investments
GET Gaylord Entertainment Co Gamco Investors
HRC Hill-Rom Holdings Breeden Capital
HUN Huntsman Corp DE Shaw
IKN Ikon Office Solutions Steel Partners
INCB Indiana Community Bancorp Financial Edge Fund
ISH International Shipholding Corp Liberty Shipping Group
JRC Journal Register Co Third River Capital Management
LDG Longs Drug Stores Corp Pershing Square Capital
MIM MI Developments Greenlight Capital
NDN 99 Cents Only Stores Akre Capital Management
NYT New York Times Harbinger Capital
OEH Orient Express Hotels DE Shaw
ORNG Orange 21 Costa Brava
PCOP Pharmacopeia, Inc Josiah Austin
PNNW Pennichick Corp Gamco Investors
PRXI Premier Exhibitions, Inc Sellers Capital
RFMI RF Monolithics Doucet Asset Management
RSG Republic Services inc Cascade Investment
RUSS.PK Whitney Information Network Kingstown Capital
SECX.PK SED International Holdings Hummingbird Management
SFLY Shutterfly Inc Discovery Capital
SLTC Selectica Inc Steel Partners
SPA Sparton Lawndale Capital
TAC Transalta Corp The Childrens Investments Fund
TECUA Tecumseh Products Herrick Foundation
TGT Target Corp Pershing Square Capital
TIER Tier Technologies Discovery Equity Partners
TMWD Tumbleweed Communications Corp Empire Capital
TY Tri-Continental Corp Western Investments
UAHC United American Healthcare Corp Lloyd Miller
VNBC Vineyard National Bancorp Jon Salmanson
WBSN Websense Inc Shamrock Activist Value Fund
XJT ExpressJet holdings Hayman Advisors
XOHO.OB XO Holdings Amalgamated Gadget
ZILG Zilog Riley Investment Management
Zinc Horsehead Holding Corp Cobalt Capital Management