back to article It's a date: Hard-pressed Samsung prepares for shareholder love-in

Samsung's top brass will go public tomorrow about ways to beef up shareholder value on the back of continued calls from activist investor Elliott Management's to break up the South Korean business. Just as the chaebol extinguished one fire – the exploding Galaxy Note 7 recall – yet another has ripped through the boardroom with …

  1. MiguelC Silver badge

    Just an "Agitator"?

    So Elliott was the prime agitator for corporate change at Brocade, EMC, Riverbed, Citrix, Informatics, and others.

    And what came of those agitations, any visible benefits for the companies and long-time shareholders or just immediate profit for the <del>vultures</del> activists?

    Could The Reg dig just a little bit, please?

  2. Steve Davies 3 Silver badge

    You forgot....

    The exploding washing machines/dryers.

    Perhaps you were in a bit of a 'spin' getting this post out but you fell over and 'tumbled' over the line.

  3. genghis_uk Bronze badge

    Hopefully Sammy will tell them where to put their 0.6% share.

    'Investors' like these only look for short term gains and care nothing for the future of the company - the Arkell response would be appropriate here.

    1. Grikath

      Awww.... widdle American wants to play Shouty-Splashy in the pool with Korean sharks? How ...endearing...

  4. Axweildr

    wouldn't expect anything other than a grunt ...

    if it looks like a pig, sounds like a pig, then ..

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