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Recently, "shareholder activists" have come to the fore. They are investors who buy company shares in large amounts, express their own ideas to senior management about how the firm can improve -- in the hope of rising share prices and increased cash dividends. If they are unhappy with the way senior ...
Strategic Capital, a Japanese investment company set up by former members of Yoshiaki Murakami's now-defunct activist fund, urged office supplies company Uchida Yoko and printer Tosho Printing to increase their dividend payouts. Companies with large bank balances often draw the attention of activist ...

TOKYO -- Japanese companies are facing the increasingly visible presence of activist shareholders, and entering an era in which they have to co-exist with assertive shareholders whether they like it or not. Behind the takeover bid by Asian private equity firm MBK Partners for Kuroda Electric, successfully ...
Kuroda's major shareholders include funds associated with famous Japanese investor Yoshiaki Murakami and his relatives, whose aggregate holdings represent about 40% of the outstanding shares. According to reports, Kuroda's relationship with Murakami had been deteriorating as the investor ...
The 60 funds include Effissimo Capital Management, established by a former employee of activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami's fund, and Third Point LLC. Effissimo, which was already Toshiba's biggest shareholder with a 9.89 percent stake, saw its tranche further increase to 11.34 percent with the new ...

The fund many observers are watching is Effissimo, staffed with former colleagues of the tough Japanese activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami. The firm will hold the largest stake in the deal, scooping up 320 million shares, or 14% of the total offering. Effissimo has already planted itself in other Japanese ...
Toshiba aims to raise the capital from some 60 overseas investors including New York's King Street Capital Management and Singapore-based Effissimo Capital Management, which was founded by former associates of activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami. Each share will be priced at 262.80 yen, about ...

Many investors wonder whether the company will stay listed, according to a Japanese securities firm. Singapore-based Effissimo Capital Management, founded by associates of the former fund run by Japanese activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami, emerged as Toshiba's largest shareholder after boosting its ...
TOKYO • Singapore-based fund Effissimo Capital Management, established by former colleagues of Japan's most famous activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami, has become the largest shareholder in Toshiba with an 8.14 per cent stake, a regulatory filing showed yesterday. Effissimo is closely watched in ...
Singapore-based fund Effissimo, established by former colleagues of Japan's most famous activist investor, Yoshiaki Murakami, has become the largest shareholder in Toshiba (tosbf, -2.04%) with an 8.14% stake, a regulatory filing showed on Thursday. Effissimo Capital Management is closely watched in ...
Yoshiaki Murakami, Japan's most famous activist shareholder before he was convicted of insider trading in 2007, is once again pressing the nation's companies and this time it's a family act. Murakami and C&I Holdings Co., an investment firm headed by his 27-year-old daughter, have built a stake in ...


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