Wednesday, October 14, 2009

September Activist Investments - 28 Companies Targeted

Below is a summary list of 28 companies targeted by 33 shareholder activists during September.

This information was extracted from Hedge Fund Solutions' Catalyst Equity Research Report(TM), 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 Advisers:

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
ARCW Arc Wireless Solutions Brean Murray Carret Group
ASCMA Ascent Media Corp GAMCO Investors
ATGN AltiGen Communications Norman Pessin
BITS BitStream Inc. Raging Capital
BKBO.OB BakBone Software Inc VantagePoint Venture Partners
BLDR Builders FirstSource Inc JLL Partners; Warburg Pincus
BLDR Builders FirstSource Inc. Stadium Capital Management
CLHI.PK CLST Holdings Red Oak Partners
CNSO.OB CNS Response Inc Leonard Brandt
DCS Claymore Dividend & Income Fund Bulldog Investors
DITC Ditech Networks Lamassu Holdings
EFII Electronics for Imaging Inc Blum Capital
FACT Facet Biotech Corp Baupost Group
FACT Facet Biotech Corp Biotechnology Value Fund
GLOB.OB Global Med Technologies Victory Park Capital
HBRF.OB Highbury Financial Peerless Systems
IMMR Immersion Corp Ramius Capital
KONA Kona Grill Inc BBS Capital Management
MINI Mobile Mini Inc. Shamrock Activist Value Fund
NFL Nuveen Insured Florida Premium Income Municipal Fund Western Investments
PCC PMC Commercial Trust REIT Redux LP
PFIN P&F Industries Timothy Stabosz
PPM Investment Grade Municipal Income Fund Western Investment
PRKA.OB Parks! America, Inc. Edla Family Limited Partnership
SCSS Select Comfort Corp Clinton Group
TESO Tesco Corporation LRP V Luxembourg Holdings
TICC TICC Capital Corp Raging Capital Management
TXI Texas Industries Inc Southeastern Asset Management
TXI Texas Industries Inc Nassef Sawiris
UAHC United American Healthcare Corp Strategic Turnaround Equity Partners
UAHC United American Healthcare Corp Lloyd Miller
VXGN.OB VaxGen Inc Steven Bronson