Aug 31, 2018

Report: Third Point wants to challenge Campbell Soup board

Cans of Campbell's Soup.

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Third Point's Dan Loeb wants to overhaul Campbell Soup Co.'s board, according to Reuters.

Why it matters: The activist investor — who bought a stake in the company in August — is speaking to food industry veterans as potential challengers to current board members. Loeb wants a full sale of Campbell Soup, and a successful board challenge might bring the company one step closer to actively exploring this option.

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