The chief executive of French water company Veolia Environnement SA publicly identified the utility’s second-biggest shareholder and his predecessor today for two attempts to engineer his ouster in as many years.
Telefonica Czech Republic AS, majority owned by billionaire Petr Kellner, said fourth-quarter profit rose 11 percent as a one-time gain from network sharing offset a revenue decline. The net beat analysts’ estimates.
Sherritt International Corp., whose assets include nickel and energy operations in Cuba, will hold a shareholders’ meeting on May 6 after receiving proposals by activist investor Clarke Inc. to revamp the board.
Orco Property Group SA’s largest shareholder, Czech billionaire Radovan Vitek, pushed through a revamp that ousted representatives including Alchemy Special Opportunities and Kingstown Capital from the board of directors.