back to article White-knight investors or capitalist cannibals? VIEX vexes Quantum

In another wonderful example of the US capitalist system's ability to enable businesses to eat each other for short-term shareholder reward, an activist investor is looking to take over Quantum's board and restore shareholder value. VIEX Capital Advisors takes a stake in small cap companies that have under-performed on the …

  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Just when it sort-a straightened up itself

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    Right after it finally straightened up itself. Wonderful...

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  2. ElReg!comments!Pierre Silver badge

    most probable strategies...

    ... involve a significant shedding of staff, which is bound to increase short term share price (possibly shortly before the complete collapse of the company due to the loss of core competencies, as a lot of companies exchanging experienced staff for underpaid monkeys have experienced...)

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