Williams Cos. names activists to board to avoid proxy fight

Williams Cos. (WMB) is giving board seats to Carl Icahn protege Keith Meister and activist shareholder Eric Mandelblatt of Soroban Capital Partners to avoid a potential proxy battle.

Meister’s Corvex Management is WMB's largest shareholder and with Soroban holds a nearly 10% combined stake; last year, the two investors said they were seeking board seats and called on the company to consider strategic combinations.

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  • galber777
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    Don't trust Icahn and his buddies. Ask the TWA employees how they like him.
    I would vote my measly 3,000 shares against any action these guys are looking for


    26 Feb 2014, 06:13 PM Reply Like
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