Boardroom Alpha Digest: Wed, Jan 25

by | Jan 25, 2023

Executive News

  • Campbell Soup Company (CPB) announced the appointment of Carrie L. Anderson as its new CFO. Sign on bonus of $2M in stock, $1.5M cash, and a $750k / year salary. Anderson was previously CFO of LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (IART) since 2019.

Activist Situations

  • Hestia Capital announced that it plans to nominate 7 directors to Pitney Bowes’ (PBI) citing entrenchment and long-tenured board members.


  • Jack Creek Investment Corp. (JCIC) officially closed its business combination with Bridger Aerospace (BAER) and the stock closed up thanks to its low-float dynamics.
  • Brilliant Acquisition Corp. (BRLI) approved its 4th extension out till April 20th, another 159k shared redeemed leaving $4.4M in the trust.
  • G Squared Ascend I Inc. (GSQD) will liquidate on 2/9 at $10.18 per share
  • Gesher I Acquisition Corp. (GIAC) closed its acquisition with Freightos Limited (CRGO) and will begin trading Thursday under its new ticker.

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