"We knew we were in for a fight before we bought the first share," says Corvex managing partner...

|By:, SA News Editor

"We knew we were in for a fight before we bought the first share," says Corvex managing partner Keith Meister (formally of Icahn Enterprises) of his activist role in CommonWealth REIT (CWH). He's gaining allies - Perry Capital has joined Corvex and Related, with the three accounting for 21% of the shares. Another 20 hedge funds - owning maybe another 4% of the company - have contacted him about joining the team. (earlier)