Wednesday, August 5, 2009

July Activist Investments - 27 Companies Targeted

Below is a summary list of 27 companies targeted by 30 shareholder activists during July.

This information was extracted from Hedge Fund Solutions' Catalyst Equity Research Report, a free in-depth weekly research on activist investments.

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This report is sponsored by a number of firms with expertise in the activist investing space.

Legal Advisors:

Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky
Schulte Roth & Zabel
Lowenstein Sandler

Proxy Solicitors:

Innisfree M&A
MacKenzie Partners
Laurel Hill Advisory Group
The Altman Group

Ticker Company Investor
ANR Alpha Natural Resources Duquesne Capital Management
ASP American Strategic Income Portolio Inc SIT Investment Associates
ASTC Astrotech Corp Trace Capital
ASUR Asure Software Red Oak Partners
BASI Bioanalytical Systems Peter Kissinger
BEE Strategic Hotels & Resorts Vector Holdings
BTIM.OB Biotime Inc. Broadwood Partners
CNBC Center Bancorp Lawrence Seidman
CNSO.OB CNS Response Inc Leonard Brandt
ENTU Entrust Inc. Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Advisers
ENTU Entrust Inc. Douglas Schloss
ENZN Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc. DellaCamera Capital Management
HBRF.OB Highbury Financial Peerless Systems
HBRF.OB Highbury Financial Talon Asset Management
HPOL Harris Interactive Inc Mill Road Capital
IFLO I-Flow Corp Discovery Capital
LGF Lions Gate Entertainment MHR Group
LVWR LiveWire Mobile Inc Karen Singer/Lloyd Miller
MIN MFS Intermediate Income Trust Karpus Management
MZF MBIA Capital Claymore Man Dur Inv Grd Muni Fund Western Investment
NLCI Nobel Learning Communities Discovery Capital
PLCE The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc Ezra Dabah
PPM Investment Grade Municipal Income Fund Western Investment
PTYA.PK Penn Treaty American Corp Atlas Capital Management
PTYA.PK Penn Treaty American Corp Bedford Oak Partners
SLA American Select Portfolio Inc SIT Investment Associates
TESS Tessco Technologies Discovery Equity Partners
TOH Hicks Acquisition Co Bulldog Investors
TXI Texas Industries Inc Shamrock Activist Value Fund
UAHC United American Healthcare Corp. Lloyd Miller
UAHC United American Healthcare Corp. Strategic Turnaround Equity Partners