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Yahoo Board May Be Replaced: Yahoo's activist investor may be preparing an unprecedented move to shake up the company


Yahoo Board May Be Replaced
Yahoo's activist investor may be preparing an unprecedented move to shake up the company, Starboard Value, the activist broker that is pressuring Yahoo admiral to accomplish big changes to save the company, is planning a move to dump Yahoo's absolute board, The Wall Street Journal reports.

According to a letter cited by The Journal, Starboard is accepting accessible to advertise that it will "nominate nine admiral to Yahoo's board," a arresting that the barrier armamentarium is black with the advance of the seek giant's turnaround.

The letter from Starboard, according to The Journal, says administration has "continually bootless to reside up to their own promises" and "shouldn't be trusted" to accomplish decisions about Yahoo's future.

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Back in January, Starboard allegedly apprenticed Yahoo to aces up the clip with accepting the business aback on track. At the time, Starboard managing affiliate Jeffrey Smith said, "It appears that investors accept absent all aplomb in (Yahoo's) administration and the board." In the letter, Starboard said the accomplished year had been "extremely frustrating," and it alleged for "significant changes" at Yahoo.

At the time, a Yahoo adumbrative told Business Insider's Lara O'Reilly, "Yahoo is in the bosom of a multiyear transformation ... We will allotment added affairs for a added focused Yahoo on or afore our Q4 balance call."

If Starboard makes acceptable on its blackmail to try to agitate up CEO Marissa Mayer's administration ranks, Yahoo will be the better aggregation to accept its lath absolutely chaotic by an activist, The Journal said.

Despite all the ball surrounding Yahoo of late, Business Insider's Eugene Kim says, Wall Street is decidedly bullish on the company's stock.

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