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Microsoft Meets Activist Investor

A hedge fund with a history of shaking up companies revealed this week that it owns about $2 billion in Microsoft stock. “Jeffrey W. Ubben, founder of ValueAct Capital Management LP, discussed the stake Monday at an investor conference,” The Wall Street Journal reports. “The disclosure revived hopes among some Microsoft investors that an influential shareholder could spur changes to a stock price roughly even with 2002 levels.”


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