Nelson Peltz

Starboard Value founder Smith and his peers may be controversial figures, but there’s evidence that they improve target companies.
Futures markets discount likelihood of October Fed rate hike; European service sector runs out of gas; activist Peltz takes a stake in General Electric.
As the strategy has evolved, some activist managers are concerned about straying from its purpose.
Appearing at Institutional Investor’s Delivering Alpha conference today, legendary activist Nelson Peltz signaled his enduring commitment to the company that just spurned him.