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August 31, 2015 2:44 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Starboard Value LP

Company Overview

Starboard Value LP is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It also caters to state and municipal government entities. The firm invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It invests in value stocks of small-cap companies. The firm employs fundamental analysis to make its investments. Starboard Value LP was founded in March 2011 and is based in New York City.

777 Third Avenue

18th Floor

New York, NY 10017

United States

Founded in 2011



Key Executives for Starboard Value LP

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Member, and Chief Investment Officer
Age: 43
Portfolio Manager and Head of Risk Management and Trading
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Director of Operations
Managing Member, Head of Research, and Portfolio Manager
Age: 36
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Starboard Value LP Key Developments

Starboard Value Urges Insperity To Explore Sale

Starboard Value LP has urged Insperity, Inc. (NYSE:NSP) to explore a potential sale. Starboard along with its affiliates holds about a 13.2% stake in Insperity. Insperity can boost operating margins by cutting corporate overheads — including selling its two corporate jets — and shifting away from TV advertising and other sports-related marketing, Starboard said. Insperity’s shares closed at $36.34 on the New York Stock Exchange. Starboard Value believes that numerous strategic and financial buyers would be interested in acquiring Insperity. Starboard said Insperity should engage a reputable investment bank to explore a sale of the company.

Starboard Urges Yahoo Not To Pursue Big Deals

Starboard Value LP has asked Yahoo! Inc. (NasdaqGS:YHOO) to announce that the company will not pursue big acquisitions. Starboard has sent a letter to yahoo to announce to its to announce to its minority stakes in the Alibaba Group that the company is not looking for takeovers of media companies like CNN. Jeffrey Smith, Starboard's Managing member, wrote: "We understand that you are not in a position to comment on media speculation. However, we expect that you and the board will heed the advice of shareholders by expeditiously announcing your intentions regarding both of Yahoo's non-core minority equity investments and other actions to enhance shareholder value." Deal book added that a representative for Yahoo was not immediately available for comment

Starboard Porposes The Plan To Sell Real Estate Of Darden Restaurants

Starboard Value LP has proposed the plan to the real estate of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI).

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