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July 16, 2014
15:54 EDTFDO, DG, BKPeltz says 'not satisfied' with performance at Family Dollar
Peltz says there is a "wide gap" between the performance at Family Dollar (FDO) and Dollar General (DG) and that he feels that gap should be closed. Discussing another of his investments, Peltz said he has had "constructive talks" with BNY Mellon (BK). Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners continues to speak at CNBC's "Delivering Alpha" conference.
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October 31, 2014
08:01 EDTFDO, DGDollar General extends tender offer to acquire Family Dollar to December 31
Dollar General Corporation (DG) announced that it has extended its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar Stores (FDO) for $80.00 per share in cash to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 31, 2014, unless further extended. In addition, Dollar General intends to file today the definitive proxy materials with the U.S. SEC for the Special Meeting of Shareholders of Family Dollar scheduled to be held on December 11, 2014, to vote on the merger with Dollar Tree (DLTR), and to commence mailing of such definitive proxy materials to Family Dollar shareholders of record as of October 30, 2014 on or about November 3, 2014. Dollar General urges Family Dollar shareholders to vote the GOLD proxy card in order to vote AGAINST the merger agreement with Dollar Tree and the additional related proposals described in the definitive proxy materials and to tender their shares into Dollar Generalís tender offer. The tender offer was previously set to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on October 31, 2014. All other terms and conditions of the tender offer remain unchanged. Dollar General remains committed to the proposed acquisition of Family Dollar and will continue to cooperate with the Federal Trade Commission to obtain antitrust regulatory clearance for the transaction.
October 28, 2014
17:36 EDTFDOFamily Dollar mails proxy materials for December 11 Special Meeting
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07:46 EDTBKBNY Mellon told to not turn over funds to Argentine bondholders, Reuters reports
A U.S. judge refused to force Bank of New York Mellon to turn over any of the $539M Argentina deposited to pay creditors who participated in its past restructurings to holders of defaulted Argentine bonds, reported Reuters. Reference Link
07:22 EDTBKNYSSA to hold a conference
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October 27, 2014
15:32 EDTBKBNY Mellon 'bracing' for renewed demands from activist Peltz, FBN says
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11:37 EDTBKBNY Mellon to host investor day
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October 26, 2014
12:54 EDTBKBNY Mellon SA/NV passes ECB Comprehensive Assessment Exercise
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October 24, 2014
17:17 EDTFDOHoward Levine reduces stake in Family Dollar to 7.78% from 8.17%
08:02 EDTBKBNY Mellon unit gets nod for sale of Chinese jv stake, Reuters reports
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October 23, 2014
09:41 EDTBKBNY Mellon names Wiener Chief Risk Officer
BNY Mellon appointed James Wiener senior executive vice president and Chief Risk Officer for the company, effective November 24. Wiener joins BNY Mellon from Oliver Wyman Group.
October 22, 2014
06:16 EDTBKBNY Mellon's Hong Kong unit to launch wealth management strategy, FT says
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October 21, 2014
17:27 EDTDG, FDOFamily Dollar certifies substantial compliance with FTC
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October 20, 2014
08:31 EDTFDOFamily Dollar sets Oct. 30 as record date for special meeting of stockholders
Family Dollar Stores (FDO) announced that October 30, 2014 has been established as the record date for determining stockholders entitled to receive notice of, and to vote at, the Special Meeting of Stockholders, at which stockholders will be asked to adopt the previously announced merger agreement, as amended, with Dollar Tree (DLTR).
06:33 EDTBKBNY Mellon upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
Goldman upgraded BNY Mellon to Neutral based on balanced risk/reward and progress on costs. Price target is $34.
October 17, 2014
17:36 EDTFDOFamily Dollar says will review Elliot notice on directors in due course
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16:09 EDTDG, FDOElliott Advisors expresses concerns over Family Dollar merger, nominates slate
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10:00 EDTDGOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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08:11 EDTDGDollar General initiated with a Buy at Stifel
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06:36 EDTBKBNY Mellon increasing high quality liquid assets in Q4
In Q4, BNY Mellon is continuing to reduce interbank placement assets and increasing its high quality liquid assets in the securities portfolio. The anticipated revenue as a result of these tactical actions should mitigate the impact on net interest revenue as a result of the European Central Bank's reduction in their deposit rate to negative, and the resulting impact on lower reinvestment rates across the euro yield curve; as well as, prolonged low reinvestment rates in the U.S.
06:34 EDTBKBNY Mellon reports Q3 EPS 93c, consensus 61c
Reports Q3 revenue $3.78B, consensus $3.98B. Reports Q3 book value per share $30.80. Reports Q3 Tier 1 capital ratio 15.8%. Reports Q3 AUM up 7% to $28.3T.

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