Eminence’s Ricky Sandler Notches Activist Victory

The victory comes as his hedge fund is poised to post its best results in recent years.

Ricky Sandler (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

Ricky Sandler

(Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

Ricky Sandler notched a partial victory in his latest activist campaign.

The founder of Eminence Capital was nominated to the board of directors of specialty chemicals maker Ashland Global Holdings, according to regulatory filings.

Eminence currently owns 9.3 percent of the shares, making it Eminence’s third-largest long position.

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